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Correlations to National Science Education Standards

Grades K–4
Science as Inquiry – Content Standard A
Light, Heat, Electricity, and Magnetism

  • Light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object. Light can be reflected by a mirror, refracted by a lens, or absorbed by the object.

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

Grades 5–8
Science as Inquiry – Content Standard A
Understandings about Scientific Inquiry
Different kinds of questions suggest different kinds of scientific investigations. Some investigations involve making models.

Earth and Space Science – Content Standard D
Earth in the Solar System

Earth is the third planet from the Sun in a system that includes the Moon, the Sun, eight other planets and their moons, and smaller objects, such as asteroid and comets.

 

Last updated
August 30, 2010

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