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Mystery Science Mini Lesson - Why is the Sky Blue? (Third Grade)

Science is all around us. Let's get ready to learn something new today with Mystery Science! 1. Tap the and watch the video. Make sure to stop and think about the questions when asked. 2. 🗣 Talk to your family member about what you learned about why the sky is blue. What did you think before you saw this video? What do you know now? What is our sky made of? How does the sun affect the color? 3. ✏️ Write down everything you now know about the color of the sky. What were you surprised by? What else do you want to know. 4. Tap the add button. 5. Tap the camera button to take a picture of your notes. 6. Tap the mic to record yourself explaining your thoughts and why our sky is so unique. 7. Tap the check to save. Family Extensions: - Walk outside and notice the color of the sky; think back to what you learned and see if you can reteach it to someone as you look up around you. - Keep a log for a week of the color of the sky at three points of the day. What patterns do you see? - Draw a picture of your favorite kind of sky, whether that's blue or not!

3rd Grade, Science, Home Learning
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Students can enjoy powerful science activities while learning from home. Mystery Science mini-lessons are a way for students to explore science topics individually or with their families. Learning from home is a great time to encourage curiosity and build scientific thinking skills. You can find more lessons here: https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning. NGSS 3-ESS2 Earth's Systems