Lesson Plan

Reason for the Seasons

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Young scientists examine why we have seasons on Earth, and how the motion of the Earth around the Sun causes them. Groups of learners are given a variety of balls, a bamboo stick, a marker, and a flashlight, then use the objects to demonstrate Earth's movement around the sun. A classic, and meaningful, science activity.

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Resource Details
3rd - 5th
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning