Nature's Patterns: Does the Sun Sleep? Noticing Sun, Moon and Star Patterns

Nature's Patterns: Does the Sun Sleep?  Noticing Sun, Moon and Star Patterns

The class follows Mr. Cruz outside to make observations, a big word for something you see. Tara sees the sun so Mr. Cruz teaches them about patterns that the sun follows. The sun goes up and down, up and down and it goes east to west and then east to west again, patterns are everywhere! Then he teaches the kids about how the sun never stops shining, even at night. They learn about patterns of the moon, like how its goes through phases and learn why it changes shapes. Next they learn about the stars. They learn that stars are very, very far away, why we can't see them during the day, and what constellations are...

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Ask the StoryBots: How Does Night Happen?

Ask the StoryBots: How Does Night Happen?

This episode revolves around Spencer’s question, “How does night happen?” The StoryBots decide to follow the sun to find out. When they are on the beach and the sun looks like it disappears into the ocean, they go underwater to find it…with no luck! Mr. Whale teaches them that the sun is always in outer space, even though it may look like it disappears when it sets. The StoryBots travel 93 million miles to the sun to find out why night happens. The sun teaches them about how earth revolves around him and night happens on the side of the earth that isn’t facing the sun. It’s as simple as that...

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Curious George Discovers the Sun

Curious George Discovers the Sun

On a hot summer day, George the monkey learns about the sun and all the neat things it can do. When a power outage occurs in the city due to a heat wave, George and the man with the yellow hat walk to the nearby museum and discover that it miraculously still has electricity! Professor Wiseman shows George and the man solar panels on the roof that power the building. George later tries using the sun to recharge his toys at home, but to no avail. However, he comes up with a brilliant idea...

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