Observe a sunset

  1. Observe a sunset  

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Red sky in morning, sailor take warning, red sky at night, sailor’s delight”? Sunrise and sunset are great times to look at the horizon and greet or say farewell to the day. Sunsets are used to predict the weather, inspire poetry, and make great photographs. Take time to watch the sunset. Does it set at the same time every day? Track the colors of sunset and the weather for at least a week. Do you see a relationship between them? 

Internet links to help you:

The science behind the phrase “Red sky…

To find the exact time of sunrise/sunset; any place, any date.


What Makes Day and Night (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) by Franklyn M. Branley (Author),   Arthur Dorros (Illustrator)

National Geographic Kids First Big Book of Space (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books) by Catherine D. Hughes   (Author), and David A. Aguilar (Illustrator)

Twilight Comes Twice by Ralph Fletcher