What are the reasons for seasons?

In this lesson, we will be learning about why we have the four different seasons in the UK: winter, spring , summer and autumn. Whilst doing this, we will be learning more about the Sun and planet Earth!

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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.Which statement is true?

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Q2.What does maritime mean in regards to air masses?

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Q3.What does continental mean in regards to air masses?

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Q4.Match up the source of the air mass to the description of the weather it brings.
oceans
land
Arctic
tropics

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Q5.Which of these air masses affect the UK? (Choose 5!)

Select five (5) boxes

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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.Which statement is true?

1/5

Q2.What does maritime mean in regards to air masses?

2/5

Q3.What does continental mean in regards to air masses?

3/5

Q4.Match up the source of the air mass to the description of the weather it brings.
oceans
land
Arctic
tropics

4/5

Q5.Which of these air masses affect the UK? (Choose 5!)

Select five (5) boxes

5/5

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What are the reasons for the seasons?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.The sun is a...

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Q2.Approximately, what temperature is it on the Sun?

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Q3.How many times does the Earth rotate around the sun in one year?

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Q4.At what degrees does the Earth spin on its invisible axis?

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Q5.What is the sun made up of?

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Q6.Our Sun is one of the billions of stars in which galaxy?

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Q7.In which hemisphere is the United Kingdom located in?

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Q8.Why do we have day and night?

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Q9.During winter in the UK, the sun shines ________ on the North Hemisphere.

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Q10.During summer in the UK, the sun shines ________ on the North Hemisphere.

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Q11.In spring and autumn, the sun shines ________ on both the North Hemisphere and South Hemisphere

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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:

What are the reasons for the seasons?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.The sun is a...

1/11

Q2.Approximately, what temperature is it on the Sun?

2/11

Q3.How many times does the Earth rotate around the sun in one year?

3/11

Q4.At what degrees does the Earth spin on its invisible axis?

4/11

Q5.What is the sun made up of?

5/11

Q6.Our Sun is one of the billions of stars in which galaxy?

6/11

Q7.In which hemisphere is the United Kingdom located in?

7/11

Q8.Why do we have day and night?

8/11

Q9.During winter in the UK, the sun shines ________ on the North Hemisphere.

9/11

Q10.During summer in the UK, the sun shines ________ on the North Hemisphere.

10/11

Q11.In spring and autumn, the sun shines ________ on both the North Hemisphere and South Hemisphere

11/11

Lesson summary: What are the reasons for seasons?

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