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McIntyre, Margaret, Ed. – Science and Children, 1981
Describes several elementary science learning experiences and activities concerning the concept of space. Activities described include tracing children's shadows at different times of day, moon observations, and planetarium activities. (DS)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Early Childhood Education, Earth Science, Elementary Education
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Ankney, Paul – Science and Children, 1981
Provides instructions for the construction of a paper mache classroom planetarium and suggests several student activities using this planetarium model. Lists reasons why students have difficulties in transferring classroom instruction in astronomy to the night sky. (DS)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Riddle, Bob – Science and Children, 1988
Presents several classroom ideas to help students understand their relationship to and their place in the universe as well as how difficult it would be to find life beyond Earth. Lists activities for children including the "Map Procedure," the "Model Procedure," and "Good Ol' Sol." (CW)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Milkent, Marlene M.; Dale, John H. – Science and Children, 1979
Describes the construction and use of this simple apparatus designed to illustrate the phases of the moon. (BB)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science