Explains how the tilt and revolution of the Earth around the sun gives us our seasons.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Students will explore the effect that seasons have on shadows through analysis of images and a lab.
Explains that the full moon that rises closest to the autumnal equinox is called the Harvest Moon. That September moon appears extremely large and red, and once lit the night sky for farmers during their busiest harvest season.
This simulation looks at how the tilt (inclination angle in the simulation) affect the average daily temperature, the sunlight angle, and the length of day. Explore all the tabs to get the most out of this simulation.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Seasons. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
An interactive simulator demonstrating the relationship between seasons and Earth's orbit through several perspectives.