Science Standard 6 - The Universe

Grade: 6

The cosmos is vast and explored well enough to know its basic structure and operational principles.

What big ideas guide human understanding about the origin and structure of the universe, Earth’s place in the cosmos, and observable motions and patterns in the sky?

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Exploring Stars

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Students will

  • Describe the life cycle of a small, medium, or large star using correct vocabulary for the stages in a star's life.
  • Make flipbook "movies" detailing the life cycle of a small, medium, or large star.
  • Compare the life cycles of small, medium, and large stars.

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Learn to Identify Constellations

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There are maps and even apps for your phone that can help you identify constellations.

Identify constellations

There are maps and even apps for your phone that can help you identift constellations.

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