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Middle School Fall Resources
6th - 8th
Seasons come, and seasons go—but why? And how? Middle schoolers learn more about the fall season with a collection of earth science resources, social studies lessons, and writing assignments. Start the school year off with a rigorous look at the world around your classroom!
The Calendar, Australia, and White Christmas
8 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Could a white Christmas in July ever actually happen? PBS's series on space time and measurement presents a video discussing how our ideas about the seasons won't hold true forever! The narrator explains how Earth's gyroscopic behavior...
The Leap Second Explained
2 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone's heard of leap years ... but what about leap seconds? Young scientists get acquainted with one of humankind's most awkward standard measurements with a short video from a PBS playlist covering space and time measurement. The...
Lesson Three: The Earth, Movement in Space
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
If you feel like you're standing still, you're wrong! The Earth is constantly rotating and orbiting under our feet. Demonstrate the Earth's movement within the solar system with a collaborative activity. With a candle or lamp in the...
Space Science: The Sun and Its Influence on Earth
3rd - 8th
These videos by Crash Course Kids are an excellent way to get your class pumped up about the solar system. From rotations and revolutions to the gas giants and rocky planets, everything (and more) about the solar system is covered in this collection. Not to mention, the host of the series keeps things very interesting.