Around & Around Again
ROTATING or REVOLVING?
Axis: An imaginary straight line that passes through the center of the Earth as well as its poles.
Revolution: The Earth's orbital movement around the Sun.
Day vs. Night
The Reasons for Seasons
The student will investigate and understand the relationships among the Earth, moon, and sun. Key concepts include
a) the motions of the Earth, moon, and sun (revolution and rotation);
b) the causes for the Earth's seasons and phases of the moon;