Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson and follow-up presents students with information about the two ways Earth moves through the solar system as well as our position in the solar system and asks students to explore how our movement and/or position effect the seasons we experience on Earth.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > General Science

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Astronomy History of Science Earth Science Rotation Revolution Seasons Tilt Axis

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

Astronomy
Update Standards?

SCI.8.7.A: Science

model and illustrate how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons;
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July 29, 2009

This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of the larger resource A Tour of the Universe, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn more about this larger resource by reading its review and comments.

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