The Trip Around the Sun
Sixth graders investigate the relationship between the tilt of the Earth's axis and the seasons. In this earth science lesson, 6th graders sing the song "Why Do We Have Seasons" and use simulate the Earth's tilt by using their bodies.
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Torrents, Droughts, and Twisters - Oh My!
What is causing the extreme weather happening around the planet? Middle and high schoolers read about climate change as a possible link to such phenomena. Then they form groups to discuss and research one of the types of weather events....
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
Reasons for the Seasons
We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the sun; your class will have fun as they learn about seasons watching this animated film. Considering the shape of Earth's orbit and the tilt of its axis, viewers see why seasons occur on the...
5 mins 5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable