An Earth and Space Science 10-week program for Year 3 aligned with the Australian Curriculum.
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This pack consists of a 10-week program that explores the key outcome: Earth's rotation on it's axis causes regular changes, including day and night.
All resources (BLM's, web links and PowerPoint) are included - no need to source additional things!
Lesson 1: Why day and night occurs (Earth's movement) and the sun as a source of light
Lesson 2: Relative sizes of the Sun, Earth and the moon
Lesson 3: The movement of the Sun, Earth and moon
Lesson 4: Why we have seasons and Earth's tilt
Lesson 5: Sunrise and sunset directions and shadows
Lesson 6: Constructing sundials and investigating how they work
Lesson 7: Investigating how sundials work explored further
Lesson 8: Phases of the moon
Lesson 9: Describing timescales for the rotation of the Earth and also the language of 'rotate' 'revolve' 'orbit' and 'axis'
Lesson 10: Review of learning and completion of a revision poster to display
7 BLMs included, 4 information posters which can be displayed on your IWB or printed out, a range of excellent weblinks and this pack also comes with an assessment checklist linked to Australian Curriculum outcomes.