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Emmy's Moon and Stars

by: Francis Eberle, Page Keeley, and Joyce Tugel

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about the relative position of common objects seen in the sky. The probe is designed to find out if students recognize how far away the stars are in relation to the Earth and the Moon.

Grade Levels

Elementary Middle School


Assessment Astronomy Earth & Space Science Phenomena


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2007Stock # PB193X2_24

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