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As the Moon Turns - A Puppet Show - Standards

As the Moon Turns - The Saga of Luna and Moona Lisa

Correlations to National Science Standards

Grades K–4
Earth and Space Science – Content Standard D
Objects in the Sky

  • The Moon has properties, movements, and a location that can be observed and described

Science and Technology – Content Standard E
Understanding About Science and Technology

  • People have always had questions about their world. Science is one way of answering questions and explaining the natural world.
  • Tools help scientists make better observations, measurements, and equipment for investigations. They help scientists see, measure, and do things that they could not otherwise see, measure, and do.

Grades 5–8
Science and Technology – Content Standard E
Understanding About Science and Technology

  • Science and technology are reciprocal. Science helps drive technology as it addresses questions that demand more sophisticated instruments and provides principles for better instrumentation and techniques

Language Arts Focus – Develop Listening Skills

  • Practice listening to and understanding nonfiction text.
  • Understand scientific terms and descriptive scientific language
  • Students use a variety of information resource (e.g., libraries) to gather and synthesize information

Last updated
May 27, 2009

 

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