Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

34 resources with the concept the earth's tilt

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer? Video
5:10
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer,...
Population Genetics Video
2:45
Population Genetics
Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
3:07
Who was Frederick Douglass?
Other Resource Types (34)
+
21 Items in Unit Module
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Introduction to the Photovoltaic Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Four engaging lessons introduce scholars to the photovoltaic effect, solar cells, and electricity. After learning related vocabulary, pupils watch a video to learn why silicon is often used as a photoelectric semiconductor and how solar...
+
14 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Space Science: The Sun and Its Influence on Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
These videos by Crash Course Kids are an excellent way to get your class pumped up about the solar system. From rotations and revolutions to the gas giants and rocky planets, everything (and more) about the solar system is covered in...
+
9:02
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Basics of Geography: Climate

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What's the weather going to be like tomorrow? The answer depends on your place on the planet. An informative video discusses how factors such as elevation, location, precipitation, and wind can determine an area's climate. It focuses on...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Seasonal Science: Building Claims from Evidence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A lot can change in a year! Investigators observe a video of Earth over the course of a year and complete a KWL chart. Astronomers view a second video, participate in a guided discussion, and discuss the rubric for successfully...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Solar Pathfinder Tutorial

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Find the right path to learn about solar energy. Scholars set up and use Solar Pathfinders to take measurements related to solar insolation at a particular site. Based on the data, they estimate the solar potential in kWh/m^2/day of a...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Summer Midnight Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Sunlight hours and climate have a clear connection. Young researchers collect data about the sunrise and sunset times in an Arctic climate as well as the average temperatures. They then graph their data to make connections between the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Seasons on Earth and Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—Earth experiences them all! But what about Mars? Scholars compare the planets in terms of distance, tilt, and rotation during a lesson from PBS's Space series. Great visual models of Earth and Mars, plus...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Why Isn't There an Eclipse Every Month?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Searching for an eclipse activity that sends scholars over the moon? Try an interesting interactive to get their minds active! The resource, part of an extensive Space series from PBS Learning Media, uses modeling and data analysis to...
+
0:23
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Sun and Planets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Do other planets experience night, day, and the seasons like humans do here on Earth? Examine planetary motion using real images of the planets through a simulation from PBS's Space lesson series. After observing the motion of each...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Experience a Solar Eclipse

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Didn't catch the last solar eclipse? Now every day can be eclipse day, thanks to an interactive lesson from PBS' Space series for middle schoolers! The well-rounded multi-media experience includes video clips, an interactive, and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Rotating Sky

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever found it difficult to observe the night sky with pupils because school takes place during the day? Host a stellar lesson using a detailed night sky interactive! Scholars view the apparent rotation of the sky from the comfort of the...
+
4:35
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What's the Difference between a Solar and Lunar Eclipse?

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your class in the dark about what happens during solar and lunar eclipses? Help them see the light using a fun physics video! The narrator explains and illustrates both types of eclipse, then offers three handy methods for remembering...
+
4:01
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

This Phenomenon Only Happens in Hawaii ... and Cuba, Nigeria, Indonesia, Peru, Sudan, Laos and…

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do Hawaii, Nigeria, and Peru have in common? Each of these locations, plus many others, get to see the subsolar point! But, what is it? A video from a comprehensive physics playlist puts the phenomenon at the forefront by explaining...
+
5:05
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Craziest Eclipses in the Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
+
7:37
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Calendar, Australia, and White Christmas

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Could a white Christmas in July ever actually happen? PBS's series on space time and measurement presents a video discussing how our ideas about the seasons won't hold true forever! The narrator explains how Earth's gyroscopic behavior...
+
1:33
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Four Seasons | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—these are the four seasons. But what exactly are seasons and how are they different around the world? Watch a brief video that provides a brief introduction to the four seasons.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Seasons: Shadow Lengths

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Before iPhones and calendars, how did humans determine the seasons of the year? Middle school scientists discover how to use shadows to determine the time of year in an enlightening interactive. Pupils manipulate the sun and examine the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Moon Phase Mania

For Teachers 7th Standards
Now you see it, now you don't. Our moon seems to pull a disappearing act from time to time—but why? Take your seventh grade scientists above and beyond to discover the truth about the moon and the role it plays in Earth's little corner...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Weather and Climate

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
It's hot today, but is that the weather or the climate? This colorful presentation isolates both concepts to allow for better understanding by covering the positioning of the planet, making comparisons of land versus water, and looking...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Seasons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—take the learning of the seasons beyond the elementary level to the middle school classroom. Curious learners begin by watching videos about the seasons and the rotation of planet Earth. Then, they...
+
1
In 1 Collection
3:29
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Why Seasons Make No Sense

For Students 6th - 12th
Do the summer and winter solstices mark the beginning of the warmest and coldest quarters of the year? After an introduction of scientific concepts related to seasons, an informative video explains how the Romans are responsible for the...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Earth and Space—Climate and Seasons

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Why does Earth have so many seasons? Learn about the importance and changes of our planet's climate with a series of learning activities, which focus on connecting seasons to past experiences, making scientific observations, and...
+
1
In 1 Collection
3:33
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Why No Polar Pineapples

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Why do certain plants only grow in specific regions of the earth? This is the focus of a video that explains how Earth's tilt affects the amount of direct and indirect sunlight certain areas receive. 
+
1
In 1 Collection
3:57
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Seasons and the Sun

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Discover the differences between summer and winter, besides coats and bathing suits, with a short and informative earth science video. Sabrina, the narrator of the animated video, talks about the ways the earth's tilt affects the seasons...