SC.K.E.5.5

Observe that things can be big and things can be small as seen from Earth.
General Information
Subject Area: Science
Grade: K
Body of Knowledge: Earth and Space Science
Idea: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
Big Idea: Earth in Space and Time - Humans continue to explore Earth's place in space. Gravity and energy influence the formation of galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, stars, the Solar System, and Earth. Humankind's need to explore continues to lead to the development of knowledge and understanding of our Solar System.
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Date of Last Rating: 05/08
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5020010: Science - Grade K (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7720015: Access Science Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
5020070: STEM Lab Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SC.K.E.5.In.5: Observe big and small things in the sky.
SC.K.E.5.Su.5: Recognize the size of items as either big or small.
SC.K.E.5.Pa.5: Recognize items that are big.

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Lesson Plan

Big Small Near Far:

In this lesson, students explore and measure objects near and far to determine that objects appear to be smaller when they are further away from us, but, when measured are not changing size.

Type: Lesson Plan

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