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Lesson 6 - Day and Night and the movement of the Sun

This afternoon, we would like you to develop your understanding of Using the idea of the Earth's rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.

 

Key Questions to consider:

Why do we have a day and night? Does the Sun Move? Asking questions is an important part of thinking scientifically. Make a list of the questions you have about the moon. Can you find the answers?

 

Videos to support your learning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPa7bu1q7D4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr-CRKsTYGs

 

Click on the 'Day and Night and the movement of the Sun to learn more. 

 

Choose your level of challenge: (See resources below)

Level 1: Complete the worksheet completing the missing words about day and night.

Level 2: Draw and explain the movement of the Sun

Level 3: Write an explanation of how and why we get day and night.

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