Earth, Sun, Moon: Just Passing Time Kit

Bar Code: 1263

Description: Using this kit, students may examine the positions of the sun, earth, and moon in relation to one another. Students may then focus on the natural movements of the earth and moon relative to the sun and each other and how our concepts of time correspond to these movements.

Inventory:

1 container of materials

  1. Styrene balls (3)
  2. D battery
  3. 1990 calendar with moon phases
  4. index cards (100)
  5. modeling clay (4 colors, 1 lb)
  6. moon phase cards
  7. paper with grids (10)
  8. white construction paper
  9. graph paper (50)
  10. Hex lead pencil
  11. masking tape
  12. heavy black thread
  13. thumbtacks (100)
  14. bingo chips
  15. pocket compass (40 mm)
  16. corks (sz 3, 100)
  17. dowels (2)
  18. plastic flashlight
  19. simple form gyroscope
  20. ball bearing swivel lazy Susan
  21. clear plastic ruler
  22. plastic Y-connectors
  23. teacher's guide

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URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/earth_sun_moon.html (May 1999)


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