Seasons and the Sun

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Published on February 5, 2023 by

The sun and seasons are linked. In this video, join Sabrina Cruz to find how they are linked and define the characteristics of each of the four seasons. The Earth’s tilt on its axis and the orbit it makes around the sun create a yearly pattern  seasons. Due to this tilt, in June, one hemisphere leans towards the sun, thereby causing summers. While in December, the hemisphere leans away from sun, thereby resulting in winters. During spring and autumn, the entire globe receives equal amount of energy.

This video satisfies the 5-ESS1-2 requirement of fifth-grade science proficiency.

Students who demonstrate understanding can: 5-ESS1-2 Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

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