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ERIC Number: EJ1115375
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Teaching through Trade Books: Sunrise, Sunset, and Shadows
Royce, Christine Anne
Science and Children, v53 n4 p16-21 Dec 2015
December brings the winter solstice, the day with the shortest amount of sunlight for the northern hemisphere. Students can notice the pattern of days getting darker earlier across the United States up to this point and then notice as the amount of sunlight starts to increase in the following months. Through making observations and collecting data about sunrise and sunset, students can begin to develop an understanding of the Earth's place in relationship to the Sun.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A