Earth's Rotation Teacher Resources
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2006Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Test your class on earth science with this extensive resource. This test, created by The University of the State of New York Regents, is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions that cover the branches of...
The Coriolis Effect Due to Earth's RotationLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do big storms spin as they travel? As Earth spins, the movement of air and water change. Viewers observe the Coriolis effect on paper airplanes, water, and even hurricanes—and find the effect is everywhere!
Individual Sundial (Cloud/Rain Activity)Lesson Planet
4th - 5th
Learners make a simple sundial to examine the changes in shadows over time. For this sundial and shadow lesson, students make a simple sundial out of a manila folder and pencil. They observe how shadows change over time, and relate it to...
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Solar SystemLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Fifteen questions about our solar system make up this interactive review game. It was written by a teacher in the UK, and therefore the monetary winnings for answering correctly are in pounds. The content applies, however, to any...
Day And Night: Interdisciplinary Study of Cyclic ChangeLesson Planet
Eighth graders conduct a "Length of Day Symposium." They complete a variety of activities and explorations regarding the earth's rotation, its revolution around the sun and the cyclic changes in climate and energy distribution on the...
Why Does the Moon Orbit Earth?Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th
Why does the moon stay put, never getting too close or too far from Earth? See the truth unfold through interviews and a simulation using a basketball and a tennis ball. The host helps guide the discussion, all while spinning a ball to...