Monday, September 16, 2013

3rd Grade-Week 5 What Causes Earth's Seasons?

5th Lab Session Week
This students will have a quiz on the Sun, Earth, Moon and Stars. 

Today's lesson will teach them why the Earth has seasons, and it's all because of how the Earth rotates!

The Earth's tilt during winter in the Northern Hemisphere

Then we will be making a Sky Wheel to help them find constellations in the night sky. 

The Sun, Earth, Moon, and Stars Quiz
Concept: Seasons
Class Reading: Read pgs 169-178.
Investigation: How does the Earth's rotation effect the Earth’s season?

·      Quiz
·      Vocabulary
1.    Axis
2.    Rotation
3.    Revolution
4.  Tilt
·      Brain Pop- “Seasons
·      Sky Wheel-cut skywheel

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