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Sun Catchers Kits


Shine a light on the Sun’s power with this curriculum on alternative energy and resources!

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    • Item No: 35-874
    • Unit: Ea
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Using the overarching question of how various forms of solar energy can solve challenges in our lives, students explore the power and significance of the sun both as an energy source and a member of the cosmos. In this kit, they'll ask big questions like "What are all the different ways we rely on the sun and what is the evidence of its importance in our lives?" This integrated NGSS curriculum and activity kit brings Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs) and Cross-Cutting Concepts (CCCs) to life in your classroom. Teacher’s guide includes flexible pacing guides that accommodate all levels, cross-curricular integration, and printed student notebooks. Curriculum Unit includes everything you need for various solar explorations including UV sensitive beads, radiometers and more! Full contents below. Recommended for Elementary.

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Curriculum Unit includes:

  • Radiometers, 4 Ea
  • IR Thermometers, 4 Ea
  • Multimeter, 1 Ea
  • Light Meter, 1 Ea
  • Dowels, 10 Ea
  • Craft Sticks, 15 Ea
  • UV Flashlight, 5 Ea
  • UV Sensitive Beads, Set of 300
  • Regular Beads, Set of 300
  • Cordage (30'L), 1 Ea
  • Key Rings, 30 Ea
  • Light-Blocking Materials (Al foil, tissue paper, light cloth, dark cloth)
  • Solar Panels, 7 Ea
  • Breadboards, 6 Ea
  • Buzzers, 5 Ea
  • LEDs, 10 Ea
  • Resistors, 10 Ea
  • Jumper Wires, 30 Ea
  • Educator Guide, 1 Ea
  • My STEM Stories Student Notebook, 30 Ea
  • My STEM Explorer Notes Student Experiment Notebook, 30 Ea
  • Follow the Energy Cards
  • Follow the Energy printed Sheets
  • Timelines
  • Reference books
    • Space: A Visual Encyclopedia, 1 Ea
    • Everything Space, 1 Ea
    • Universe, 1 Ea