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Tracking the Sun

Grade levels: 1st

Topics: Earth Systems

Languages: English, Spanish

Interdisciplinary: Yes

Disciplinary Core Idea

Where we live, the time of day, the season of the year, and daily weather are just a few of the factors that determine how we perceive changes in sunrises and sunsets over extended periods of time. In this activity, we’ll explore how gathering information about sunrise and sunset times can reveal patterns that help us better understand the changing of seasons in relation to the sun.

Interdisciplinary with ELA. 

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This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.