Students explore the rotation of the Earth and observe the shapes of constellations. After discussing how the Earth moves. volunteers use a flashlight and globe to model the movement of the sun-Earth system. Using Digitalis technology, students view the constellations in a planetarium and observe the location of the stars at different hours and months.

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