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Ulmer, David C., Jr. – Science and Children, 1975
Two instruments are described which were designed to provide beginning students with the tools for determining sun-time and the altitude of the sun. Both can be constructed by the student. A simple-to-construct scale is included. Activities are suggested to use with the instruments. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Science and Children, 1990
Activity suggestions for the months of September and October are provided in a calendar format. In addition, two activity sheets, which provide detailed information for studying the moon and the alphabet including materials, and procedures are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Instructional Materials
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Tomlinson, Gary; Beckman, Adela – Science and Children, 1991
Discussed is the construction of a simple apparatus, the sky window, which can be used to investigate astronomy concepts. Activities using the sky window are suggested. (CW)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Astronomy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science