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Students will use the Hummingbird Kit to create a model of a constellation.
Objective & Learning Goals
Objectives can be found in the PDF.
This projects meets Next Generation Science Standards concerning gravity, stars, and the solar system (5-ESS1-1, 5-ESS1-2, MS-ESS1-1, and MS-ESS1-2). In addition, it can provide an opportunity to discuss how sound and light energy are transmitted by waves (4-PS4-1 and MS-PS4-1). This project is also aligned with Common Core ELA anchor standards that focus on informative writing and revision (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.2-5); research (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.7-8,10); and speaking and listening (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.4,6).