(WET K-12: 3rd Grade: Science) Standard V: Students will understand that the sun is the main source of heat and light for living things on Earth. They will also understand that the motion of rubbing objects together may produce heat.

Objective 1: Provide evidence showing that the sun is the source of heat and light for the Earth.
a.  Compare temperatures in sunny and shady places.

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b.  Observe and report how sunlight affects plant growth.

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