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National Standards Addressed:

Physical Science

  • Position and motion of objects

Earth and Space Science

  • Objects in the sky
  • Changes in Earth and sky

Science and Technology Standards

  • Abilities of technological design
  • Understanding about science and technology


  • Apply appropriate techniques, tools, and formulas to determine measurements
  • Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems and processes of measurements
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