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And a Star to Steer Her By: A Field Trip Guide for the Planetarium Show

In this field trip study guide for the planetarium show lesson, students construct a model of the Earth and describe the relative positions of the continents using latitude and longitude. Students construct a star chart to find constellations and Polaris in the second lesson. In the third lesson students calculate time for longitudes, record on a map, and then predict the longitude by comparing local time to Greenwich time.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
2 more...
Year
1998
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet