Causes of Seasons Activity Printable Distance Learning

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4th - 8th
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Description

If you need a creative, student centered activity to reinforce or assess the day and night cycle and the cause of seasons, keep reading! Your students will love using their artistic abilities and summarization skills to complete this seasons storyboard activity.

After reading short descriptions about day and night and rotation and revolution, students will create and label a scientific diagram to summarize what they read. They will then write a sentence to summarize what they read and drew.

This assignment includes three levels of differentiation for learners of all abilities including ELL learners.

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Concepts included:

  • Rotation of the Earth on its axis
  • Day and night
  • Earth's revolution around the sun
  • Earth's tilt towards Polaris (North Star)
  • The relationship between direct sunlight, longer days and summer seasons
  • The relationship between indirect sunlight, shorter days and the winter season

Why purchase this product?

⭐No prep! Saves you time!

⭐Tested for years in my classroom

⭐Differentiation included for a variety of learners including special education & ELL

⭐Students are engaged in this activity

⭐Great way to review and summarize the phenomena of seasons!

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My students loved using illustrations to show their learning. It was useful in teaching the importance of labeling in scientific drawings as well. -Erika

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐This resource was an amazing assessment! I loved how inspired my kids were and I loved the results I achieved on the post test! -Katherine

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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Standards

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NGSSMS-ESS1-1
Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons. Examples of models can be physical, graphical, or conceptual.

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