• Solar Quest

     Grade 3

    Quarter 1 Online Registration (closed- all slots filled)

    Solar quest 2

    Program Description
    The sun provides us with heat and light. However, its dynamic activity has other effects on the Earth as well! Explore these connections by observing and evaluating how the Sun affects the Earth. (Planetarium Program)

    Resources

    Pre-Visit Materials
    Lesson Plan
    Post Visit Materials updated 8/27/18

    Next Generation Science Standards

    Performance Expectation 

    3-ESS2-1: Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

    3-ESS2-2: Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world. (Post-Visit)

    Science and Engineering Practices

    Analyzing and Interpreting Data
    Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

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    Connections to Nature of Science
    Scientific Knowledge is Based on Empirical Evidence

    Disciplinary Core Ideas

    ESS2.D: Weather and Climate

     Cross Cutting Concepts

     Patterns
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    Connections to Nature of Science
    Scientific Knowledge Assumes an Order and Consistency in Natural Systems

     Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards (MD-CCRS)
    ELA/Literacy
    W.3.8: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
     
    Mathematics
    MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
    MP.4 Model with mathematics.
    MP.5 Use appropriate tools strategically.