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Earth's Rotation Causes Day and Night
Students can use this foldable to summarize (after a demonstration) that Earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle and the apparent movement of the Sun across the sky;
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What causes Day & Night / Seasons PPT
This short PowerPoint presentation describes the cause of day and night on Earth as well as the changing seasons. The definition of revolution, rotation, and six are addressed as well. There are links to student friendly videos as well.
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Causes of Day and Night Alien Writing Assessment
In this assignment, students are asked to write a letter to the fictional "Bleep Bloop" who hails from a planet far, far away. Bleep Bloop is confused about what the "big ball of fire" in the sky is, and where it goes each day. Using the specified vocabulary, the students will write him a letter to
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NGSS Unit - Why does the moon rise and set (what causes day and night)
This NGSS unit focuses on the Earth's rotation as the cause for day and night. However, the phenomena will explain why the moon rises and sets. Through the unit, students will realize the Earth's rotation not only causes day and night but the moon and sun rising and setting. NGSS Strategies inclu
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What Causes Day and Night? Earth's Rotation
Designed for students in Kindergarten or First Grade. Teach them that the Earth's rotation around the Sun causes us to experience day and night. There are four sheets in this download. Three of them are basically the same thing--I created multiple versions for differentiation purposes (i.e. color
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Earth's Rotation Causes Day and Night - Earth Day Coloring Page
Excellent coloring page for Earth Day. I used this activity after teaching my students about Earth's rotation, and how that causes day and night: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/What-Causes-Day-and-Night-Earths-Rotation-3123584 Fair use of trademarked materials: Coloring page taken fro
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Interactive Science Journals Bundled {K-2}
Interactive notebooks are widely used in classroom. If you were to walk in mine today, you would see interactive notebooks for reading, math, and science. The purpose behind these notebooks is to keep students organized and assist in synthesizing lessons taught. It’s common to see vocabulary, notes,
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Sun, Earth, and Moon [Google Classroom Compatible]
Get your students excited about science with this engaging unit on the sun, earth, and moon. Students will participate in reader's theater, demonstrations, small group games, and partner and individual activities. Here's what you'll find 1) An introduction to the sun, moon and earth including
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Earth's Rotation & Revolution {Aligns with NGSS 1-ESS1-1, 1-ESS1-2} {science}
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Seasons Complete 5E Lesson Plan
Seasons - Everything you need to teach the cause of day and night and why there are different seasons. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and provides you with the exact tools to teach the concept. All of the guesswork has been removed with this NO PREP lesson. After completing the unit studen

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Day and Night + Seasons
What causes day and night? What causes seasons? This two day unit is designed to teach or supplement your study on day/night and seasons. It follows Indicators of Achievement {A} and {C} for the Georgia Performance Standards. S4E2. Students will model the position and motion of the earth in the so
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Space Unit: The Planets, The Moon, Constellations, and More...
Updated 1/8/15: Space Booklet was redesigned so that it is easier to print and assemble. *************************************************************************** Are you looking for a FUN and INTERACTIVE unit to teach your students all about space including the planets, the moon, the constellati
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Day and Night Activity Pack
This activity pack is filled with hands-on activities, teaching ideas, and printables for whole-group, small-group, and individual practice. This packet was designed to accompany instruction about what causes day and night and nocturnal animals. This packet includes: *hook ideas and activities *c
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Science Day and Night & the Sky lessons and activities
This is a whole week of lessons for teaching 1st grade students about the sky and what causes day and night. Activities are included! Common Core Reading Standards Tennessee Science Standards Whole Group Readings are from the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt textbook (TN 1st grade). If you do not hav
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Day and Night Cycle PowerPoint and Notes Sheet
This resource includes a PowerPoint and a fill in the blank notes handout to introduce students to the concept of the day and night cycle. It discusses what causes day and night as well as introduces important vocabulary such as orbit, revolve, and axis. It discusses sunrise and sunsets and shows
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Day and Night Reading Comprehension
This activity helps children build an understanding of what causes day and night on Earth. Students read the information, answer the questions, and highlight where each answer (or clue, in the case of an inference) is located in the passage. Also included are notes on what causes day and night, an
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Day and Night, Moon Phases & Seasons Task Cards for Reading
In a crunch to fit in some science? Try these Cycles & Patterns in Space task cards during your literacy block! This activity would be great to introduce a unit on day/night, seasons, and moon phases, but is generic enough to use whenever! Help make it easier and "double dip" across content area
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Seasons - Day and Night Study Guide 4th Grade Science
Seasons - Day and Night Why There Are Day and Night, sunrise and sunset, Around what does Earth rotate?, How long does Earth take to rotate once? As Earth spins, the part facing the sun has. Where does the sun set? Meterological seasons, Temperate climates, equator , climate belts, the imaginary A
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Day & Night Background Scenes Clipart {Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs}
Day & Night Themed Background Scenes Clip Art Set — Includes 30 Graphics! You will receive 30 clipart graphics that were hand drawn by myself; 15 Color and 15 B/W Outlined Graphics. Please see the list below of themed background scenes that are including in this set. The graphics are high resol
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Patterns In the Sky: Day & Night, Seasons, Moon Phases
1 page of notes on Day & Night, Seasons, and Moon Phases This product was made by special request. If you are a Texas Teacher who has already purchased my STAAR notes on Earth and Space, you do not need this resource. This is only one page of that larger set of notes. Use these notes with your
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Day, Night and Seasons Foldable
Students can use this graphic organizer to understand that the Earth rotates on it's axis causing day and night and revolves around the Sun causing the seasons.
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Science TEKS 5.8C Day and Night Cycle PPT
Use this ppt to build your interactive word wall for 5.8C Demonstrate that Earth rotates on its axis approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle. You will need to download the "FREE" Day and Night worksheet.
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Science TEKS 5.8C Day and Night Cycle Interactive Word Wall Labels
Use these interactive word wall labels to create a word wall for Science TEKS 5.8C Demonstrate that Earth rotates on its axis approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle
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8.7A Day, Night, and Seasons Practice
GET the full set of TEKS aligned individualized practice pages (ALL 28 pages and ANSWER KEY) with the "STAAR Study Guides: EACH TEKS on ONE PAGE" packet for only $12! I worked extremely hard on these and it took a long time to design each one so please purchase the additional licensing if you plan
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Day and Night (Earth & Space Science/Rotation)
This "Read & Understand Science" unit for grades 1-2 investigates the concept "The rotation of the Earth causes day and night." The unit includes a minibook about the concept, plus three student activities on comprehension, vocabulary development, and drawing what you see in the night sky. (Fi
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The Sun, Earth, and Moon~ Rotation vs Revolution; Seasons, Day & Night
This detailed PowerPoint helps explain the difference between what causes day and night and the seasons.
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Day and Night on Earth for the Smart Board
This is a great introduction of the basics of the causes of day and night on Earth. It also introduces the phases of the moon and includes links to great educational videos that will be hook your students.
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Day and Night Review Game Stinky Feet
Are you looking for a FUN way to REVIEW content from throughout the year? Look no further than Stinky Feet! Simply put, Stinky Feet is the most engaging review game. It will leave your students begging for more, and this complete digital PowerPoint game makes it easier than ever to play!  What is S

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Unit 3: Day and Night: Concepts (Skill Sharpeners:Science)
This Earth and space science lesson focuses on Earth's rotation. Your students will learn how Earth's rotation causes us to have a sunrise and a sunset. The lesson contains reading selections and comprehension, vocabulary, and writing activities, as well as a hands-on task that focuses on this Earth
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Daily Science Starters for Middle School - Earth and Space
GREAT FOR WARM-UPS, EXIT TICKETS, TEST PREP OR QUICK FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS! This product includes 55 different quick Science Starters to be used at the beginning or end of each class period. (PLEASE SEE THE PREVIEW ABOVE FOR A CLOSER LOOK.) They are aligned with the middle school TEKS, so student

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Causes of Seasons Foldable:  A Lesson on the Effects of a Tilted Earth
Overview Looking for something to handy and straightforward to teach seasons and the effect of the tilted Earth? This is just the resource for you. This interactive folding notes page with a built in card sort is designed to visually model for students that the revolution of Earth with a tilted ro
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NGSS 5-ESS1-2 Shadow Length and Direction
This resource is for the 5th grade NGSS Performance Expectation: 5-ESS1-2 Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows. Save when you buy the bundle! These lessons are also part of a 5th Grade NGSS Space Bundle that cover 5-ESS1-1, 5
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Earth and Moon Cycles: Models and More
Are you getting frustrated as you try to "fit it all in"? Maximize your instructional time and give students opportunities to review and extend their science learning with these instructional materials connected to a study of Earth and Moon Cycles. This pack includes all you need to teach a unit o
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Patterns Caused by Rotation and Revolution in the Earth-Moon-Sun System Foldable
Overview This foldable requires students to identify components of the Sun-Earth-Moon system and explain how the components interact with one another and how their movements impact phenomenon on Earth. The foldable covers the concepts of rotation and revolution within the Sun-Earth-Moon system and t
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Moon Phases and Seasons Task Cards
This PDF includes 36 task cards to help students demonstrate mastery on predicting the sequence of events in the lunar cycle and modeling how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis causing day and night and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons. Student answer sheets and teacher answer ke

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Day/Night & Seasons Color-by-Number (TEKS 8.7A)
This product is a color-by-number activity that allows students to match sentence starters with the correct sentence endings to make factual statements related to day/night and seasons. And YES- even secondary students love to color! This activity addresses TEKS 8.7A which states that students sh
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Earth's Rotation and Revolution BUNDLE
This BUNDLE includes 5 activities that are perfect for teaching about Earth's rotation and revolution. This purchase includes: Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Nonfiction Passage and Foldable Earth's Rotation and Revolution Task Cards Earth's Rotation and Revolution Color-By-Number Rotation or Re
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Space and Technology Interactive Journal {K-2}
Interactive notebooks are widely used in classroom. If you were to walk in mine today, you would see interactive notebooks for reading, math, and science. The purpose behind these notebooks is to keep students organized and assist in synthesizing lessons taught. It’s common to see vocabulary, notes,
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Phases of the Moon Interactive Notebook
Use this Interactive Notebook as you teach the phases of the moon: students will explain the causes of day and night phases of the moon. Included: Day & Night Title Essential Questions K-W-L chart Vocabulary flip book {BW & Color} Rotation & Orbit notebook model {BW & Color} Seasons
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Earth-Moon-Sun System Interactive Diagram Activity (Rotation and Revolution)
Overview This hands-on manipulative requires students to identify components of the Sun-Earth-Moon system and explain how the components interact with one another and how their movements impact phenomenon on Earth. Using this colorful, clear game board, students will work collaboratively to label al
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Solar System Interactive Notebook
Can't get enough of Interactive Notebooks?! Check out the links below for more! Ecosystems Interactive Notebook NGSS Weather Interactive Notebook! This product is a complete Interactive Notebook on Solar Systems! This Interactive Notebook can be used in conjunction with the following product:
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Science TEKS 5.8C Day and Night Cycle Worksheet
Use this worksheet and the 5.8C ppt and interactive word wall labels to teach or review Science TEKS 5.8C demonstrate that Earth rotates on its axis approximately every 24 hours causing the day/night cycle
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Sun, Earth, and Moon Interactions Science and Literacy Lesson Set (TEKS)
Sun, Earth, and Moon Interactions Science and Literacy Lesson Set - Common Core and STAAR (TEKS) aligned Great way to learn about what causes night and day, the seasons, and the tides!! Easy to follow! Fun for the students! Topics covered: Tides (Cause of High Tide and Low Tide) Cause of the
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Science Curriculum Grade 8 Texas TEKS
New for 2017 as requested! This year long science curriculum follows the grade 8 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Truly interactive slideshows deliver entire units of study with hands-on activities with visuals and instructions, built-in assessments, quizzes, work bundles, video links, a
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Earth's Rotation and Revolution: Passage and Interactive Notebook Activity
Introducing Earth's rotation and revolution? This may be a great product for you! This passage discusses the causes of day and night and the four seasons. This purchase includes a nonfiction passage with text dependent questions and a foldable activity. Your students will be experts soon! This is
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Space Patterns Interactive Journal--Sun, Moon, and Stars
The Blast Off into Space Interactive Notebook guides your students through the positions of the sun, moon, and stars. It allows your students to stay organized while focusing on the key concepts aligned to the second grade Georgia Performance Science Standards. The notebook is made of eight pages
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The Sun Lessons  Common Core Aligned
The Sun packet is a great way to teach and/or reinforce facts about the sun. This activity ties in perfectly with the Moon lessons that I also have available. Enjoy! The packet includes: Sun-themed RAN chart labels(p. A) Sun-themed RAN chart labels continued(p. B) Sun-themed student version RAN
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Seasons - Supplemental Lesson - No Lab
If you already own my Seasons Station Lab this is the supplemental product to purchase. Otherwise, The Complete 5E Seasons Lesson Plans Are Here Seasons - Everything you need to teach the the cause of day and night and why there are different seasons. Each lesson plan follows the 5E model and pro

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Causes of Seasons Activity: Patterns Caused by Earth's Tilted Axis & Revolution
Overview: In this activity, students are expected to use their knowledge of the tilted Earth and it revolution around the Sun to sort a set of cards. The card depict various seasonal patterns including: length of shadows, angle and concentration of solar energy/rays, Sun path as viewed from Earth
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Space Adventures Complete Bundle- PPTs, Structured Notes, Interactive NBs, Tests
Space- This bundle includes both of my Space Adventures units. If you have purchased either of my space units, don't purchase this bundle. This product has been bundled for discount. You will receive 20% off the regular price. Space Bundle- Part 1 This bundle includes resources to teach 3 engag
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"Seasons and its science" - Unit with Worksheets
The unit is prepared on the main four seasons on the earth and its causes in a very simple way. As we know that seasons have a great impact on climate of earth. This unit in the form of PDF file includes engaging, colorful, informative, visually stimulating and eye-catching photos and diagrams as
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Earth-Moon-Sun System Reading Passage and Cut-and-Glue
Overview This reading passage helps students understand the components of the Sun-Earth-Moon system and how those components interact with one another and how their movements impact phenomenon on Earth. The reading passage covers the concepts of rotation and revolution within the Sun-Earth-Moon syst
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