K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

 List Serve - Web Resources

Space - Sun


 

ABC's of Melanoma - http://www.melanoma.com/melanoma/index.jsp Facts

A to Z Teacher Stuff - http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Shadows___Light/index.shtml Light and shadows lessons

BBC: Earth, Sun and Moon - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/earth_sun_moon.shtml animation

BBC: Light and Shadow - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/light_shadows.shtml animation

Blinding Light: A Guide to the Sun - http://www.blindschalet.com/kba-blinding-light-a-guide-to-the-sun-234.html A commercial site, but a great summary page for information about the sun.

Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day - http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneDay.html You can get sunrise and sunset times for any date.

Enchanted Learning: Astronomy Sun - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/sun/ Some printables, brief research summary statements; http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/sun/weblinks.shtml extension activities

Examine the Sun - http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es2601/es2601page01.cfm?chapter_no=26 This site is so cool! You can get images of the sun through different wavelengths.

Harvard: Fun in the Sun - http://hea-www.harvard.edu/scied/SUN/SunActivitiesIntro.html Research and activities that are ready to go.

Kids Health: Sun Safety - http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/outdoor/sun_safety.html Guidelines

Light and Dark - http://www.anticz.com/drawing1.htm Drawing shadows

Light and Shadows - http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/schemes2/science/sci3f/?view=get A unit ready to download for year 3.

Me and My Shadow - http://www.cmu.edu/gipse/materials/pdf-2001/shadow.pdf A unit on shadows ready to download

Nine Planets: Sun - http://www.nineplanets.org/sol.html Brief research summary, photos, links

SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory) - http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/ Excellent research source; beautiful images. Check out the classroom link for tons of information.

Solar Views - http://www.solarviews.com/eng/sun.htm Some great multimedia here; photos, clips

SPA Web Resources: Sun - http://www.windows.ucar.edu/openhouse/activities.html Some links to activities on other learning sites