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Rotation Around the Sun

Third graders participate in a hands-on demonstration of the rotation of the earth around the sun. They identify the equator and the North and South Poles on a Styrofoam ball and then spin the ball on a pencil while they also revolve around the teacher who represents the sun.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Year
2001