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This lesson plan helps students understand the relationship between the Earth and the Sun and how this relationship affects observable phenomena on Earth, such as the seasons. Students will describe the differences between the four seasons and investigate why they occur; diagram the Earth and Sun during different seasons; use the Cosmic Map activity; predict and find out what the weather is actually like in different places; and write journal entries from the points of view of people living in different parts of the world.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Space Science,Grade 3,NSDL,Upper Elementary,Physical geography,Grade 5,Sun,Grade 4,Earth in the solar system,Earth and space science,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Social Sciences,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184425120T,Informal Education,Seasons,Climatology,Geoscience,Geography

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    English

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