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Earth’s Rotation & Revolution: Crash Course Kids 8.1 by thecrashcourse: So, have you ever wondered why we have seasons? Or maybe where the sun goes when it’s night time? *Hint: It doesn’t actually go anywhere* In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about the Earth’s rotation and revolution and how these things contribute to night and day and how Earth’s tilt gives us seasons. Support at: http://patreon.com/crashcourse

Courtesy of Planet Earth II ( David Attenborough's new tv series) this is a viscacha enjoying the sun's warmth. http://ift.tt/2eN2wFq

How long to orbit Milky Way’s center? | EarthSky 11/28/16 One journey of our sun and planets around the center of our Milky Way galaxy is sometimes called a cosmic year. That’s approximately 225-250 million Earth-years. Artist's concept of solar system with the Milky Way galaxy in the background.

An easy graphic organizer for students to fill in when talking about the differences between revolution and rotation. This is a great note taking tool to use during an activity with a flashlight and globe, or some other classroom manipulative that demonstrates the Earth's rotation and revolution.

Astronomy posters group project. My teacher required prep time was actually pretty minimal for this (less than an hour)! Done with first grade level students. The kids were so pleased with the results and had tons of fun doing the craft in the middle. Earth, the moon, stars, the sun, and the solar system.

Astronomy posters group project. My teacher required prep time was actually pretty minimal for this (less than an hour)! Done with first grade level students. The kids were so pleased with the results and had tons of fun doing the craft in the middle. Earth, the moon, stars, the sun, and the solar system.

I love this simple way of using brads and paper to teach kiddo how the earth rotates and orbits the sun, and how the moon does, too.