Day and Night - an interactive SmartBoard and Whiteboard lesson

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♦♦ This is a very animated and interactive lesson enabling you to teach certain aspects of this topic which are often difficult using traditional methods.

pg.1 An animation of our solar system to see earth's position in relation to the sun. A naming activity.
pg.2 A flashlight and a "3D" globe that kids can turn to demonstrate the light and shadow area on the globe.
pg.3 Some sun facts and an animation to compare the size of earth and our sun.
pg.4 Day and night - tilting the earth.
pg.5 Another animation showing night and day with an explanation.
pg.6 An animation to show the earth's orbit around the sun.
pg.7 Sunrise and sunset. An animation to show the movement of the sun's shadow and a drag and drop task.
pg.8 A real-time map of the earth showing current day and night zones. Three clocks to also compare times in different countries.
pg.9 Sundials were used long before clocks and watches were invented - a sundial with an animation to show how it worked.
pg.10 Make your own sundial using a paper plate - step by step instructions and then a time lapse video to show one in action.
pg.11 The orbit of the moon around our planet and the orbit of earth around the sun - an animation with a pause button.
pg.12 A comparison of the size of the sun, earth and moon with tasks.
pg.13 Some moon facts.
pg.14 Phases of the moon (1)
pg.15 Phases of the moon (2)
pg.16 This is eye-catching animation of a passenger train on a 24 hour journey with lots to see and talk about. A class discussion activity saying what they can see as the time of day changes - with sound clips.
pg.17 Night animals. What animals does Peter see during a night walk in a local woodland? - interactive tasks.
pg.18 What do we do in the daytime and at night? A Venn diagram with drag and drop activities.
pg.19 A quiz to reinforce what has been learnt.

Also included in this folder...

♦ An interactive Word Search game for the SmartBoard using Day/Night words.

♦ A worksheet.

♦ Teacher's notes.

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*Note: This lesson is a Flash application created using Adobe Flash. Once you have unzipped the folder, Adobe Flash Player is required to open and run this program. Please check that you have this free Flash Player installed on your computer!

If you have just installed Adobe Flash Player on your PC and unsure if your download will open and run, download my 'freebie' using the following link ♥ Insects, first, to check that everything is running smoothly. Occasionally issues occur with Flash Player - it could be from an unsuccessful download to a conflicting setting on your PC. Resolve any such issues first before downloading any purchased product - this way it keeps both of us happy!

♦ SMART Notebook software does not support the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

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Day and Night - an interactive SmartBoard and Whiteboard lesson
Day and Night - an interactive SmartBoard and Whiteboard lesson
Day and Night - an interactive SmartBoard and Whiteboard lesson
Day and Night - an interactive SmartBoard and Whiteboard lesson