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Day and Night (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches young students that day and night result from the rotation of the Earth. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary to raise the activity to a higher cognition level. The major motivation is to employ instructional strategies that bring the students physically and mentally into touch with the science they are studying.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001, The University of Tennessee at Martin
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-317
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • Unifying concepts and processes:
        • Change, constancy, and measurement
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Objects in the sky
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Maurice H. Field
University of Tennessee at Martin, Department of Education

Publisher: University of Tennessee at Martin, Center for Environmental and Conservation Education
http://www.utm.edu/departments/ed/cece/cece.html