Earth's Journey Around the Sun
Sixth graders examine how the angle of the sun's rays is a factor in determining the seasons. They watch a teacher demonstration of the concepts and write a paragraph demonstrating their understanding.
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Shadows, Angles, and the Seasons
Shine some light on the topic of seasonal change with this collection of activities. Whether it's by measuring the change in the length of their shadows, or modeling the earth's orbit around the sun using a lamp and a globe, these simple...
3rd - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Long Does It Take for the Earth to Go around the Sun?
It's one of those questions that seems simple, but is it? Watch as an interviewer asks people how long it takes for the Earth to go around the sun — and their surprising responses. The video provides a humorous look at a basic earth...
1 min 6th - 12th Science