Model of Day and Night


This module helps students develop a new perspective on the world they are standing in. They will be given evidence that the Earth beneath our feet is moving through space, both spinning on its axis and traveling in a great orbit around the Sun. They will see how these movements account for the patterns we see in our sky. Throughout this investigation, students will in the process of inquiry: beginning with observations, debating a range of possible causes, and reasoning to possible conclusions.

Model of Day and Night – 1 Pack
Model of Day and Night – 25 - Class Pack
Model of Day and Night – 100 - School Pack
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Disciplinary Core Idea:
ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe

Performance Expectation(s):
5-ESS1-1. Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.
5-ESS1-2. Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

Activities in the module:
ESPR02YS009-Investigate Light brightness
ESPR02YS010-Rotation and Revolution
ESPR02YS011-Model Day and night
ESPR02YS012-Day and Night in Different parts of the World
ESPR02YS014-Day and Night on Earth Vs Other Planets
ESPR02YS015-Estimate Distance between Earth and Moon

American NGSS

Grade 5




1 Pack, 25 – Class Pack, 100 – School Pack


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