EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE GSE – S2E1, S2E2; AKS S2-B 
Seeing Stars is an Elachee Interactive Distance Learning Program for 2nd Grade. Study the size and brightness of stars, constellations, the seasons, moon phases and more through a virtual program in Starlab, Elachee’s portable planetarium. 


Instructions

Step 1: Login to ZOOM Meeting
Refer to the Elachee program confirmation email for the ZOOM login link details. Open link to connect with your Elachee Naturalist instructor for this program before starting video lesson.

Step 2: Launch Video
This lesson requires the Teacher/Scheduling Group Coordinator to pause the video three times (see below). During the pause, your Elachee Naturalist will join your group on screen via ZOOM for a discussion about the content in the segment your students just watched. See icons in the lower left corner of video progress bar for additional functions.


Seeing Stars for 2nd Grade Outline

VIDEO: CHAPTER 1

  • Introduction
  • The Sun is a Star
  • Galileo
  • The Telescope
  • Astronauts Visit the Moon

CHAPTER 1 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 07:40 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 2

  • Spaceship Earth
  • How the StarLab Works
  • Brightness of Stars
  • Spinning on Our Axis
  • Moon Phases

CHAPTER 2 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 18:36 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 3

  • Stories in the Stars
  • Constellations

CHAPTER 3 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
Pause video at 31:24 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.

VIDEO: CHAPTER 4

  • Constellations Change with the Seasons
  • Seeing Other Planets in Our Solar System
  • Closing Message

CHAPTER 4 DISCUSSION with ELACHEE NATURALIST 
END video at 41:22 to interact with your Elachee Naturalist.


Seeing Stars is an original program created and provided by Elachee Nature Science Center, produced with assistance from Norton Aerial Media.

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