How does the Earth orbit and rotate?

In this lesson, we will be learning about how the earth orbits and rotates. We will learn how long it takes for the earth to orbit the sun and we will learn why we have seasons. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Scientists believe that the Big Bang happened about ________.

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Q2.Tick the biggest planet.

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Q3.Which planet is the brightest?

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Q4.How many planets are there in total?

4/4

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Scientists believe that the Big Bang happened about ________.

1/4

Q2.Tick the biggest planet.

2/4

Q3.Which planet is the brightest?

3/4

Q4.How many planets are there in total?

4/4

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How does the Earth orbit and rotate?

Here is your End of Lesson Quiz! Let's see what you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.The sun is a star. True or false?

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Q2.How long does it take for the Earth to orbit the sun once?

2/3

Q3.When it is summer where you live, your part of the Earth is tilted __________.

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How does the Earth orbit and rotate?

Here is your End of Lesson Quiz! Let's see what you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.The sun is a star. True or false?

1/3

Q2.How long does it take for the Earth to orbit the sun once?

2/3

Q3.When it is summer where you live, your part of the Earth is tilted __________.

3/3

Lesson summary: How does the Earth orbit and rotate?

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