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Earth’s Orbit & Rotation

Earth’s Orbit & Rotation

What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn

  • The earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours.
  • The earth orbits around the sun every 365.25 days.
  • Earth’s rotation causes observable patterns like night & day.
  • Earth’s orbit causes some stars to be visible only in certain months.
  • Discussion Questions
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Material
  • DIY Activity Guide pdf
  • Lesson Plan pdf
  • Teacher Guide pdf
  • Kahoot Quiz Instructions: (1) Click on the button above and then select classic or team mode. (2) Students should visit www.kahoot.it from their devices and enter the quiz PIN. (3) Click start! You can download scores at the end of the online quiz.

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Level 1

What is one pattern we observe because of Earth’s rotation? Explain.

Level 2

Draw a diagram of Earth’s orbit and rotation. Label the “orbit” and “rotation.”

Level 3

Explain why we need a leap year. Is it because of Earth’s orbit or rotation?