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by Ken Croswell, Ph.D

2015

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "A New Spin on a Space Horse" by Ken Croswell, Ph.D.

In the informational text “A New Spin on a Space Horse,” Ken Croswell discusses a spinning nebula known as the Horsehead Nebula.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Education & Knowledge, Man vs. Nature, and Technology, Progress & Industry as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?", "What are the costs and benefits of technology?", and "How do we understand the world around us?"

Ways to support your child: