Reasons for Seasons
Exploring the Astronomy of Spring
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Reasons for Seasons

Exploring the Astronomy of Spring

Resources for Digging Deeper

  • Eyes on the Sky: Feet on the Ground – Inquiry-based astronomy activities cover light and shadows, seasons, Earth’s tilt, and more.
  • Observing the World Around Us – Ten excellent inquiry-based lessons for 3 K-6 grade groupings; focused on patterns of change on planet Earth as it relates to the Sun.
  • A Private Universe - What are the reasons for the seasons? This video shows that misconceptions can be quite resistant to change and offers strategies for helping students build a sound understanding through inquiry.

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