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Grade 6-12

Space Systems: Why do We have Seasons?

by Ariella F. | Science POPULAR

3 Lessons 10:39
  1. 1. Hypothesis and Common Misconceptions about Seasons 2:43
  2. 2. Demonstration with Globe and Flashlight 5:23
  3. 3. Summer Winter Solstice 2:33

Grade 6-12




About the course

Learn why we have seasons through an interactive hands-on project. Rotate the globe around the Sun to see how the two celestial bodies interact to create seasonal change.

Calling all astronomers! Look to the skies with these courses on Space Systems.


Seasonal Change

Course overview


Hypothesis and Common Misconceptions about Seasons

Students will begin to think about seasons in relation to the Sun and learn why the proximity of the Sun to the Earth does not dictate the seasons.


Demonstration with Globe and Flashlight

Students will visually see how seasons occur.


Summer Winter Solstice

Students will learn about why the solstices occur.

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  • Climate
  • Earth
  • Magnetism
  • Science
  • Science Experiment
  • Seasons
  • Weather

Recommended Materials

  • Globe
  • Light
  • Paper
  • Pen


Ariella is an economics major at Barnard College and a seasoned Math and English tutor. She takes pride in targeting specific problem areas, creating engaging educational content, and challenging students to apply their skills to the real world.

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