Teach about the Earth's rotation around the sun and the corresponding seasons in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres with this 2-page worksheet.
Explore What Causes the Changing Seasons!
Help your students discover the phenomenon of seasonal change! This informative poster contains an info graphic which displays the cycle of the Earth throughout the year and the seasons in each of the northern and southern hemispheres. Students will then be asked to complete a worksheet template which prompts them to consider their own country’s location on the globe, and how the seasons work in their location.
Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding
In addition to individual student work time, use this science project to enhance learning through partner projects or whole-class discussions.
If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:
🆘 Support Struggling Students
Assist students with learning challenges by participating in brainstorming and listing conversations with them.
Discuss the diagram in detail and help them to thoroughly grasp the process of seasonal change.
➕ Challenge Fast Finishers
Encourage fast finishers to create a large-scale model of the changing seasons, using recycled materials.
Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students
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This teaching resource was made in collaboration with Kaitlyn Blevins, a teacher and Teach Starter collaborator.
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