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 should be able to model and illustrate how the tilted Earth rotates on its axis, causing day and night, and revolves around the Sun causing changes in seasons.
tilt of the axis
cause of day
cause of night
time it takes to rotate on axis
time it takes to revolve around the Sun
cause of seasons
North Pole tilts toward Polaris (North Star)
cause of solstice
cause of equinox
seasons in Northern Hemisphere vs. seasons in Southern Hemisphere
This could be used as a quick assessment, a homework assignment, extra credit, or for early finishers.
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