How Does Catching Sunshine Align with the National Standards?
Content Standards: K-4
Science as Inquiry, A, Abilities Necessary to Do Scientific Inquiry, "Ask a Question
Plan and Conduct an
Use Data to Construct an Explanation
Science as Inquiry, A, Understandings About Scientific Inquiry, "Ask, answer, and compare with what scientists
do a fair test, develop explanations based on evidence
review and ask questions about the results of other scientists'
work" (page 123).
Physical Science, B, Properties of Objects and Materials, "Objects have many observable properties, including
Those properties can be measured using tools, such as thermometers
Physical Science, B, Light, Heat, Electricity, and Magnetism, "Heat can be produced in many ways
can move from one object to another by conduction" (page 127).
Earth and Space Science, D, Objects in the Sky, "The sun provides the light and heat necessary to maintain the
temperature of the earth" (page 134).
Science and Technology, E, Abilities of Technological Design, "Identify a Problem
Propose a Solution
Implement Proposed Solutions
Evaluate a Product or Design" (page 137).