Grade: 4 - Earth and Space Science 1

4.ESS.1
Investigate how the moon appears to move through the sky and it changes day to day, emphasizing the importance of how the moon impacts the Earth, the rising and setting times, and solar and lunar eclipses.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can explain how the moon appears to move through the sky.
* I can describe how the moon’s appearance changes from day to day.
* I can explain the moon’s impact on the earth.
* I can explain the rising and setting times of the moon.
* I can explain solar eclipses.
* I can explain lunar eclipses.

Phase
Orbit
Rotation
Revolution
Waxing
Waning
Crescent
Gibbous
Eclipse
Solar eclipse
Lunar eclipse
Tides
Apparent motion
Cycle
Position
Pattern

Cross Cutting Concepts
Patterns
Cause and Effect
Looking Back Looking Ahead
* Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted. (1.ESS.1) * Analyze the scale of our solar system and its components: our solar system includes the sun, moon, seven other planets and their moons, and many other objects like asteroids and Comets. (5.ESS.1)

* Design models to describe how Earth's rotation, revolution, tilt, and interaction with the sun and moon cause seasons, tides, changes in daylight hours, eclipses, and phases of the moon. (6.ESS.2)