Learning objects Day sky, night sky [no spoken instructions]

TLF ID L204

Identify objects in the sky such as clouds, planets and stars. Look closely at movements in the sky during the day and at night. Explore facts about celestial objects such as meteors and Moon phases. Build your own sky scene.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify celestial objects visible during the day and night.
  • Students explore apparent movement of celestial objects.
Educational value
  • Asks students to identify objects in the day and night sky.
  • Enables students to explore the apparent movement of celestial objects during the day and night.
  • Provides information about celestial objects.
  • Enables students to build a day or night sky scene and provides feedback for incorrect placement of objects.
  • Includes a print option for the student to print out their sky scene.
Year level

F; 1; 2

Learning area
  • science
Strand
  • Science/Science understanding
    Concept
    • Science/Astronomy
    • Science/Earth
    • Science/Solar system
    • Science/Sun
    Skill
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Modelling;
    • Comprehension activity
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Subject matter expert
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Interactive Resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.