Instructional Video

Earth's Rotation and Revolution

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Where does the sun go at night? Don't worry, it's just facing the other side of the earth. Learn about Earth's axis, tilt, rotation, revolution, and what all this means for your summer vacation with an engaging earth science video.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have young astronomers watch the video at home before discussing it in class the next day
  • Divide your class into small groups and have them research the different time zones and seasons in various countries around the planet
  • Incorporate the video into you lesson on seasons or the earth's rotation
Classroom Considerations
  • Starts with a short advertisement
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Provides a fun demonstration that your learners can recreate in class or at home
  • Host is entertaining and funny
  • Animations are appropriate for any reading level
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