Here Comes The Sun

Resource ID#: 23742 Type: Teaching Idea

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General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 2, 3
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter
Keywords: sun, heat, energy, light, temperature
Instructional Component Type(s): Teaching Idea
Instructional Design Framework(s): Confirmation Inquiry (Level 1), Writing to Learn
Resource Collection: iCPALMS

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Lesson Plan

The Warmth of the Sun:

In this lesson students broaden their understanding of the sun, especially the critical role it plays in warming the land, air, and water around us. Students conduct a simple investigation and throughout the lesson, students are questioned and asked to support their views with explanations. This lesson should be implemented on a warm, sunny day.

Type: Lesson Plan

Unit/Lesson Sequence

Sun and Me:

This series of activities was developed by the Florida Solar Energy Center, a research institute of the University of Central Florida. The purpose of this unit is to create an awareness of the power of solar energy, the importance of it in our lives, and its impact on the future of energy development.

Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence