ERIC Number: ED452026
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
The Real Reasons for Seasons--Sun-Earth Connections: Unraveling Misconceptions about the Earth and Sun. Grades 6-8. Teacher's Guide. LHS GEMS.
Gould, Alan; Willard, Carolyn; Pompea, Stephen
This guide is aimed at helping students arrive at a clear understanding of seasons as they investigate the connections between the sun and the earth. Activities include: (1) "Name the Season"; (2) "Sun-Earth Survey"; (3) "Trip to the Sun"; (4) "What Shape is Earth's Orbit?"; (5) "Temperatures around the World"; (6) "Days and Nights around the World"; (7) "Tilted Earth"; and (8) "The Angle of Sunlight/Seasons Unraveled." A CD-ROM offers a collection of helpful resources, software programs, and Web links. (Contains 31 resources.) (ASK)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Elementary School Science, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Education, Science Activities, Space Sciences, Teaching Guides
University of California, Berkeley, GEMS, Lawrence Hall of Science #5200, Berkeley, CA 94720-5200 ($25.50). Tel: 510-642-7771; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; web site: www.lhs.berkeley.edu/GEMS
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC. Office of Space Science.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science.