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Unit 4: Our Sun, Sol ( 4 Days )

Unit 4: Our Sun, Sol ( 4 Days )

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Lectures & Notes 
  • Unit 4 Outline
  • 1A - Sky Cycles - 30 Minutes
    • Sky Cycles - Our sky tells a story about our existence
    • Daily (or Diurnal) Cycles - Everyday patterns of our lives
    • Monthly Cycles - Predictable cycles of the Moon
    • Annual (or Yearly) Cycles - Long term cycles caused by the Sun
Activities & Labs
  • Sun Earth Moon Scale Model Part 1 - 35 Minutes
  • Sun Earth Moon Scale Model Part 2 - 35 Minutes
Documentaries that align with the Unit

The Universe (History Channel) - 55 Minutes each, with writing emphasis
  • The Milky Way - The Universe (History Channel) - Season 2 - Disc 1