This purchase contains 3 foldables for teaching Earth’s movement in space (rotation and revolution). Possible answer keys and pictures are included. Enjoy and happy teaching! Essential Question: How does Earth rotate and revolve in space?
This is a great activity sheet to assess what your students have learned about the movements of the Earth and the effects it has on the seasons! Some suggested vocabulary the students should know before doing this activity: axis, hemisphere (Northern/
This place has some great science and history ideas for the third grade. These could be edited to work with a higher or lower grade. Third Grade Thinkers: Science: Earth Cycles Need to make sure its accurate to prevent misconceptions!
This script allows students to perform and act out the rotation and revolution of Earth. The reader's theater explains the day and night cycle, the difference between rotate and revolve, and the causes of the seasons.
PowerPoint SMART board SOLAR SYSTEM interactive lesson questions
This powerpoint is a lesson on Earth's rotation, time zones, and revolution. For each topic there is a slide where the students can brainstorm ideas about both topics. It shows diagrams and has links to short clips to enhance the student's understanding.
Relate that the rotation of Earth (day and night) and apparent movements of the Sun, Moon, and stars are connected. Explains the rotation and revolution of Earth and how that causes the day/night cycle and the seasons.