ESS1B - Earth and the Solar System

The motion of the earth around the sun creates many different patterns in our world. Watch as a video instructor explains the patterns of moon phases, sunrise and sunset times, seasons, tides, and constellations among others. He also explains the progression of instruction from elementary through high school.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate video presentations during vertical collaboration to ensure alignment of instruction for the standard
  • Use snapshots of diagrams and illustrations to include in lesson presentations
Classroom Considerations

  • Although created for science teachers, math instructors would benefit from viewing the video as well
Pros

  • Explains research and theories of specific scientists
  • Includes mathematic connections
Cons

  • None