Investigating Objects in the Sky (TRACS) — FUSE Adapted
Students explore and describe the position, appearance, and motion (or apparent motion) of objects in the sky, specifically the Moon, the Sun, and the stars. They use their shadows to determine the changing position of the Sun in the daytime sky and use direct observations to describe the changing position of the Moon during the day and at night and of the stars in the nighttime sky. Students also observe that the Moon appears to change its shape every day in a repeating pattern that takes approximately one month.
Publisher: TRACS (Teaching Relevant Activities for Concepts & Skills), BSCS