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13 reviewed resources for axial tilt

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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...
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"Vary" Bright Days

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore how the Earth's axial tilt and revolution around our sun lead to differences in day length through the year. In groups, they create and use a model of the earth on its axis to demonstrate the concepts.
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Examples for Socratic Questioning: Climate And Solar Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the various controls on the amount of solar radiation received at different parts of the Earth's surface by participating in a whole class discussion. They respond to prompts that lead them to conclusions about ...
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The Solar System

For Students 6th - 9th
In this space instructional activity, students identify and locate vocabulary terms related to the Solar System. There are 30 words located in the puzzle.
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Season It Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the relationship between the Earth and the Sun to create seasons. They discover what causes the seaons through hands-on activities. They model how the tilt of the Earth's axis affects the sun's rays.
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Science: Day and Night

For Teachers K - 4th
Students listen to the Sky Tellers Native American story, "Ant Dances for Light," and illustrate it. They observe how Earth's rotation results in periods of darkness and light. Students investigate how day length varies throughout the...
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Mars

For Students 4th - 7th
After reading a short excerpt about the planet named after the Roman god of war, Mars, your class will answer four comprehension questions. The worksheet challenges them to fold over the paper and answer the questions without referring...
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How Do Earth's Orbital Variations Affect Climate?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How does Earth's orbit around the Sun affect climate? This third installment of a six-part series looks at how Earth's orbit affects the amount of insolation at locations on Earth involves different experiments used in conjunction...
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The Science of Game of Thrones

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ready to don medieval costumes and gain a more thorough understanding of the science behind Game of Thrones? Pupils view a short video to explore the intricacies of a popular book and television series, and learn the science behind many...
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Space Science: Constellations and the Sun

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students review the zodiac signs and illustrate their movement using constellations on the wall and themselves to represent earth. Individually or in groups, they stand in the center of the room while a shadeless lamp is placed between...
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"If We Had No Moon" Guided Viewing

For Students 5th - 7th
For this moon movie guided viewing worksheet, students complete a set of 27 fill-in-the-blank questions while viewing the movie, "If We Had No Moon." 
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How Warm is the Water?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research how surface sea temperature changes throughout the year. They draw a time series of sea surface temperatures for each month of the year and a depth profile for a summer and winter month using an OceanExplorer...
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Moving Rhythms

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the elements of tempo, beat and rhythm. They create rhythm patterns and an original dance. In groups, students perform their phrases for their peers. As a class, they explore choreographic principles, processes and...

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