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Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications

Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
Science Literacy Activity #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications
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This easy-to-use science literacy activity is aligned with the NGSS High School Earth and Space Science performance expectations and disciplinary core ideas in ESS1: Earth’s Place in the Universe. It includes learning objectives, the NGSS alignment for the activity, one science literacy article, assessment questions and an answer key. The activity is ideal to supplement an astronomy, earth and space science lesson or as a substitute teacher lesson plan.

This activity is also included in NGSS Earth and Space Science Astronomy Lesson Plan #1 Astronomy and Its Practical Applications.
Upon completion of this activity, students will be able to:

• Explain how astronomers define the Universe.
• Describe how ancient astronomers contributed in the development of astronomy.
• Explain how the invention of the telescope together with the advancements in physics, chemistry, and geology have transformed astronomy into a modern science.
• Explain how space telescopes allow astronomers to study the Universe.
• Explain the importance of the study of near-Earth objects (NEOs).
• Explain how solar flares affect the Earth.
• Provide examples of practical applications for astronomy.

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40 minutes
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