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Reason for the Seasons
This activity engages learners to investigate the impact of Earth's tilt and the angle of solar insolation as the reason for seasons by doing a series of hands-on activities that include scale models. Students plot the path of the Sun's apparent movement across the sky on two days separated by three months of time.
Activity takes four 45-minute class periods with the second taking place three months after the original activity is completed. Additional materials required.
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