The Four Seasons

In this activity, students investigate what causes the seasons by doing a series of kinesthetic modeling activities and readings.

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Assess student preconceptions by having them write them down beforehand, and after the activity, they should return to their preconceptions and modify them.

Instead of having students read the text material in the introductory activity "Reason for Seasons" (which gives much of the information away), direct the student action orally and have students come to their own conclusions.

Some good follow-up lessons are suggested.