Seasons

In this lesson we will use secondary data to describe and explain patterns in year lengths in the solar system. We will describe and explain differences in day length, position of the sun and temperatures in different seasons. We are going to explain why the Earth experiences seasons, but some other planets do not.

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.How long does it take for light to travel from The Sun to The Earth?

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Q2.What unit of measurement to scientists use to measure the distance to stars?

2/5

Q3.What galaxy do we live in?

3/5

Q4.Where is the furthest that humans have travelled to?

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Q5.What do stars release lots of?

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.How long does it take for light to travel from The Sun to The Earth?

1/5

Q2.What unit of measurement to scientists use to measure the distance to stars?

2/5

Q3.What galaxy do we live in?

3/5

Q4.Where is the furthest that humans have travelled to?

4/5

Q5.What do stars release lots of?

5/5

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Quiz:

Seasons

This short quiz will assess content covered in this session and prior knowledge.

Q1.How long is a year on Earth?

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Q2.Which of the following planets will have the longest year?

2/5

Q3.What causes day and night?

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Q4.Why is it hotter in summer?

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Q5.Which of these is not an effect of seasons?

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Quiz:

Seasons

This short quiz will assess content covered in this session and prior knowledge.

Q1.How long is a year on Earth?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following planets will have the longest year?

2/5

Q3.What causes day and night?

3/5

Q4.Why is it hotter in summer?

4/5

Q5.Which of these is not an effect of seasons?

5/5

Lesson summary: Seasons

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