ERIC Number: ED449012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
1, 2, 3--the Moon and Me [Videotapes and Teacher's Guide with Activities for Math and Science, Grades 4-8].
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.; Education Service District 101, Spokane, WA.
This set of six videotapes and a teacher's guide follows an interdisciplinary approach and integrates science, mathematics, and writing. The teacher's guide accompanies the videotapes. Six lessons include: (1) "Rotation Duration," which explores the time that it takes for the Moon to go around the Earth and studies the common Moon phases; (2) "It's Just a Phase," which investigates how common moon phases occur; (3) "Wax On, Wane Off," which explores the Moon phases of waxing, waning, crescent, and gibbous; (4) "Me and My Shadow," which studies the reasons for the occurrence of lunar and solar eclipses; (5) "Rise and Shine," which investigates the variations in Moon rising and setting times; and (6) "By the Light of the Moon," which explores cultural beliefs and practices determined by the Moon. (YDS)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics, Moons, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Space Sciences, Writing (Composition)
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, 1099 Alakea Street, 25th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813-4513 (Six twenty-minute videotapes and teacher's guide, $120). Tel: 808-441-1300.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.; Education Service District 101, Spokane, WA.