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Day & Night Learning Path

By Aoife McDonnell

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Earth and Space - Axis, Moon, Seasons - HWB Added: 27 Jul 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan / Simulation

Resource includes interactive whiteboard activities -By carrying out the activities in this lesson pupils will understand: why we have day time and night time on planet Earth, why we have the different seasons and why the moon appears a different shape over the month. Activities include learning activities and animations along with mini assessment activity.

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How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 2. Earth and Space

Strand unit: 4. Model of Earth-Sun-Moon System

Suggestions for use: Use the interactive whiteboard activities to guide your lesson. Click on the words to find out the meaning of axis and gravity, play the animation for your groups to discuss the meaning of seasons and view the picture illustration of the phases of the moon. These activities could be assigned to groups to complete with worksheet/ driving question to present information on. Return as class group to assess classes understand of content by using the interactive whiteboard activity 2.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Managing Myself

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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