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Seasons Learning Path

By Aoife McDonnell

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Seasons Animation Added: 15 Sep 2016 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Simulation

Animation showing the geometry of the Earth and sun over the course of a year, demonstrating how seasons occur. Students can adjust the month view, add labels and stop animation at any point.

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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: Assign students to groups to explore the driving question "What causes seasons?". In their groups, they can use the animation her as a clue to their problem solving.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others

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