This
is
a
lesson
about
the
vertical
dimension
of
the
atmosphere
and
includes
four
activities.
Activity
1
Introduces
concepts
related
to
distance,
including
length
and
height
and
units
of
measurement.
Students
are
asked
to
make
comparisons
of
distances.
In
activity
2,
students
learn
about
the
vertical
profile
of
the
atmosphere.
They
work
with
a
graph
and
plot
the
heights
of
objects
and
the
layers
of
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This
example
explains
how
contour
mapping
teaches
both
estimation
and
spatial
visualization
skills.
To
have
experience
visualizing
3dimensional
fields
from
a
2dimensional
map
helps
students
throughout
their
mathematical
career.
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resource
is
from
PUMAS

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Uses
of
Math
and
Science

a
collection
of
brief
examples
created
by
scientists
and
engineers
showing
how
math
and
science
topics
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It
is
common
in
the
real
world
to
see
mathematical
examples
where
the
cents
sign
was
used
when
the
dollar
sign
was
supposed
to
be
used.
Converting
and
comparing
decimals
and
fractions
can
help
clear
up
this
misconception.
Two
real
coupons
clipped
from
a
Sunday
paper
coupon
section
are
included
in
this
activity.
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resource
is
from
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of
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and
Science

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brief
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One
particular
type
of
domino
game,
sometimes
called
the
All
Fives
Domino
game,
uses
multiples
of
five
in
order
to
score
points.
It
can
be
the
basis
for
a
number
of
games
designed
to
develop
conceptual
understanding
of
multiples
of
numbers
through
twelve
and
provide
opportunities
to
reinforce
learning
objectives
in
a
fun
and
competitive
manner.
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resource
is
from
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This
is
a
lesson
about
the
Cassini
mission
to
Saturn.
Learners
will
create
their
Saturn
Discovery
Logs.
They
will
use
the
Saturn
Discovery
Log
to
chronicle
their
journey
of
discovery
about
Saturn
and
Cassini
through
nonfiction
writing.
For
their
first
log
entry,
students
will
draw
what
they
picture
when
they
hear
the
words
"Saturn"
and
"Cassini,"
and
add
labels
and
captions
to
their
drawings.
Students
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This
is
a
lesson
about
Saturn.
Learners
will
reflect
on
what
they
have
learned
by
drawing
everything
they
picture
when
they
hear
the
words
Saturn
and
Cassini,
and
add
labels
and
captions
to
their
drawing.
Students
look
back
at
their
first
exercise
(lesson
1)
and
compare
the
two.
They
end
the
lesson
by
sharing
their
work
with
a
partner.
This
is
lesson
10
of
12
in
the
Mission
to
Saturn
Educators
Guide,
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This is a lesson about Saturn. Learners will organize their knowledge of Saturn and Cassini to prepare to write one of the following types of nonfiction for their final piece: descriptive (poetry), compare and contrast, or summary. This is lesson 11 of 12 in the Mission to Saturn Educators Guide, Reading Writing Rings, for grades 34.



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In this concluding activity, learners will use notes from an earlier lesson to write a nonfiction piece about Saturn or Cassini. These final projects provide a way for children with varying learning styles to consolidate and share their learning. This is lesson 12 of 12 in the Mission to Saturn Educators Guide, Reading Writing Rings, for grades 34.



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This
is
a
lesson
about
Saturn.
Learners
will
start
learning
about
Saturn
just
as
the
first
observers
of
Saturn
did

by
observing
and
wondering.
They
will
look
at
pictures
of
Saturn,
the
Cassini
spacecraft,
and
the
Huygens
probe
and
write
what
they
notice,
know,
and
wonder.
This
activity
invites
students
to
observe
carefully
and
learn
from
each
other,
while
providing
teachers
with
an
idea
of
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This
is
a
lesson
about
Saturn.
Learners
will
listen
to
a
readaloud
of
the
history
of
Saturn
discoveries.
Next,
they
learn
two
reading
comprehension
strategies
(visualizing
and
wondering)
that
they
can
use
to
become
more
powerful
readers
of
nonfiction
text.
Finally,
students
share
their
work
with
partners
and
the
class.
This
is
lesson
3
of
12
in
the
Mission
to
Saturn
Educators
Guide,
Reading
Writing
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