NASA Science: Super Full Moon on March 19, 2011

18th March, 2011 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 1 Comment

  March 16, 2011: Mark your calendar. On March 19th, a full Moon of rare size and beauty will rise in the east at sunset. It’s a super “perigee moon”–the biggest in almost 20 years. “The last full Moon so big and close to Earth occurred in March of 1993,” says Geoff Chester of the » Read More

Moon phases explained through an elementary science fair project and rap

24th November, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Part of Burningtree Elementary School’s 2009 Science Fair project. Music by Higher Education, Astronomy CD. This video is a rap that discusses the phases of the moon. Are you looking for materials to teach phases of the moon in your classroom? Check out our Carolina Curriculum Connections below. The STC Program™ Earth and Space (grades 6-8) » Read More

Teach relative size for the Sun, Moon, and Earth through song

21st November, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Check out our Carolina Curriculum Connections The STC program™ Earth and Space Building Blocks of Science ® Weather and Sky (New K Unit for 2011) Building Blocks of Science ® Sky Watchers  (Newly Revised) GEMS® Earth, Moon, and Stars GEMS® Space Science Sequence   Check out this song and then the science behind it.  These » Read More