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What do Space Telescopes do? Part 1

Have you ever wondered how a space telescope works and what they do? Are space telescopes different from telescopes we use on Earth? Let's discover what a space telescope can do! Parents 👨‍👩‍👦: Allow your child to ask questions and then have your child explain what they have learned! Working together allows for reflective and critical thinking. LEARNING TARGET 🎯: I can explain how a telescope works in space. 1. Read and/or listen to each page. If you need help, have a classmate, parent or an adult help you. 2. Make sure your answers explain what you've learned! 3. When you are finished, click the check button.

Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Science
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On Dec. 25, 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope is finally on its way to L2! Please visit the NASA James Webb Space Telescope STEM Toolkit for more ideas and information: https://www.nasa.gov/stem/nextgenstem/webb-toolkit.html *More information: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/james-webb-space-telescope/en/ *This Seesaw activity can be used for all elementary grades, adjust where needed to fit your grade level!* These competencies are from the British Columbia education website. http://curriculum.gov.bc.ca CORE COMPETENCIES: Communication: To share and connect ideas with others' ideas Thinking: Observe and to identify problems and ask questions BIG IDEAS: Kindergarten: The motion of objects depend are their properties Grade 1: Light and its properties can be changed Grade 2: Forces influence the motion of an object CURRICULAR COMPETENCIES: -Demonstrate a curiosity and a sense of wonder about the world -Make and record simple measurement using informal or non-standard methods CONTENT COMPETENCIES: -K: effects of pushes/pull on movement -1: properties of light depend on it source and the object with which they interact -2: physical ways of changing materials