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  • You are my Sunshine

     Grade 1

     You sunshine

    Program Description
    When little Patrick gets a bad case of sunburn he mistakenly wishes that the Earth didn’t even have a Sun. Join Patrick and his friends as they discover how our wonderful sun heats and lights the Earth, helps plants to grow, keeps solar system planets in orbit, provides power and even makes it possible for us to see the moon. During the program students will also conduct a UV detection activity and will learn how to prevent sunburn.You can bring 4 classes at time! 

    Resources

    Pre-Visit Materials
    Lesson Plan
    Post Visit Materials

    Next Generation Science Standards

    Performance Expectation 

    1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

    1-ESS1-2 Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

    Science and Engineering Practices

    Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

    Disciplinary Core Ideas

    ESS1.A: The Universe and its Stars
    ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System

     Cross Cutting Concepts

    Patterns

     Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards (MD-CCRS)
    ELA/Literacy
    RL1.2. Retell stories, including key details and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
    RL1.3 Describe. characters, setting, and major events in a story using key details
     
    Mathematics
    1.MD.3 - Tell time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.