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Grades K4 ELEMENTARY Laboratory Workbook Rebecca W. Keller, PhD

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Focus On Elementary AstronomyLaboratory Workbook iii A Note From the Author Hi In this curriculum you are going to learn the first step of the scientific method Making good observations In astronomy

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Focus On Elementary AstronomyLaboratory Workbook v Contents Experiment 1 TWINKLE, TWINKLE LITTLE STAR 1 8 18 29 37 43 50 61 69 83 Experiment 2 BUILDING A TELESCOPE Experiment 3 EARTH, MOON, AND SUN

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Experiment 1 Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

2 Focus On Elementary AstronomyLaboratory Workbook I. Observe It On a clear night, go outside and look up at the sky to see the stars. Take a moment to adjust your eyes so you can see the stars wel

Experiment 1 Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 3 to find the largest Try star. Draw below. to find the brightest Try star. Draw below. to find a twinkling Try star. Draw below. to find stars of Tr

4 Focus On Elementary AstronomyLaboratory Workbook II. Think About It Do you think the largest star is also the brightest star Why or why not Do you think all of the stars are stars Could some of

Experiment 1 Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 5 III. What Did You Discover How many stars could you find Could you draw them all Which star was the brightest star Was the brightest star the largest

6 Focus On Elementary AstronomyLaboratory Workbook IV. Why The night sky is full of stars. No matter where you live, on a clear night you can see stars. As you go farther away from city lights, you

Experiment 1 Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star 7 V. Just For Fun See if you can find some stars that are twinkling. To really see the stars it is important to be patient, sit still, and just observe. You

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