In Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, sunset times are important for solving the clue trail. Students can use the book as a starting point to learn more about sunrise/sunset times and the rotation of the Earth.
What natural patterns can be seen in nature and how do they affect our environment?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
Computer and projector
Computers for student use
Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Hackl
- Earth Science: Earth’s Place in the Universe
- 8.E.4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the universe and the predictable patterns caused by Earth’s movement in the solar system.
Lesson Created By: Samantha Bell , Jo Hackl