Rotation of Earth | Day Night Cycle | Science Unit with Passage and Activities

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4th - 5th, Homeschool
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Our no-prep science unit over the effects of Earth's rotation will make writing your lesson plans a breeze! This science unit has everything you need to teach students about the day/night cycle and other patterns caused by the rotation of Earth. Students will read a passage about Earth's rotation and answer comprehension questions. Then, they will complete a concept sort before taking an assessment. Your purchase will include both printable and digital formats.

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This resource includes Digital and Print Versions:

  • Effects of Earth's Rotation reading passage
  • Comprehension questions over the passage
  • Concept sort
  • A 4-question concept assessment
  • Answer keys
  • Instructions on sharing in Google Classroom™


  • The majority of this resource is not editable. The digital version of the 4 question assessment is editable in Google Forms™.
  • Your purchase is for your students only. If this will be for multiple teachers, a campus, or district, please purchase additional licenses.
  • Aligned with 4th and 5th grade science standards in Texas but will be a great tool for science learning in any elementary science classroom

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