3rd Grade Field Trips
Earth Moon Stars System
Let's MESS (Moon Earth Stars System) around. Students will be actively engaged in this Field Trip. Students will become objects in the sky to better understand astronomical time, seasons, and moon phases. They will also help create a scale model of the Solar System both in size and distance in "If Earth were a BB." Determine where the planets are in the night sky and observe them that evening.
3.02- Observe that objects in the sky have patterns of movement including the Earth, moon, Sun, and other stars.
3.03 &3.05- Observe the change in apparent shape of the moon and describe the pattern of change.
3.06- Observe the Pattern oof stars in the sky stay the same although they appear to move across the sky nightly.