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Smithsonian Science Stories Literacy Series™: Sailing Under the Stars

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Grade 5. 2019. 50 pages. Sailing Under the Stars reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate? Topics include: Star Gazing; Living in Microgravity; The Shadow Knows; Stories in the Stars; Doing the Beetle Dance; Lost and Found; and Polynesians and Potatoes. Available in English and Spanish. Soft cover.

 
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Grade 5. 2019. 50 pages. Sailing Under the Stars reader serves as an informational text resource that is incorporated into the main activities of many lessons in the Smithsonian Science for the Classroom™ module How Can We Use the Sky to Navigate?

Topics include:

  • Star Gazing: An introduction to stars
  • Living in Microgravity: An astronaut's perspective about living in space
  • The Shadow Knows: Telling time from the Sun and shadows
  • Stories in the Stars: Mythology behind star constellations
  • Doing the Beetle Dance: How dung beetles use the sky to navigate
  • Lost and Found: Stories of a successful and unsuccessful voyage
  • Polynesians and Potatoes: Did the Polynesians sail to Peru?

The reader connects student literacy to science in the real world. Available in English (on-grade-level or below-grade-level) and Spanish, and as single copies or in packs of 8. Soft cover.