Why is the Earth Round?

When you look out to the horizon, the earth looks flat, so how do we know it's round? We learn that gravity pulls planets toward the center and shapes them into the spheres that dominate space. This is a great clip that fully explains why planet are round. The images and analogies will really get your class thinking about the round and beautiful earth shaped by energy and gravity.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Videos
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Instructional Strategy
Flipped Classroom
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