The monthly average temperatures (both the monthly low and the monthly high) vary over the year. At the beginning and the end...
There must be another explanation for the seasonal changes. Here is a loop showing the variation of the solar radiation...
While shining the light up through the bottom of the glass, you should see a 'homemade sunset'. The milk particles in the...
The science of astronomy began with observations and it is vital to link this topic to the children can notice more or less...
In this activity students use a lamp and piece of paper to show how the light from the Sun spreads out more when it strikes...
Show that the temperature in the UK depends on whether the northern hemisphere is tilted towards or away from the Sun.
Students use a ball and stick to model the motion of a planet around a star and deduce how seasons may be different to those...
Use a lamp and a transparent dome attached to a globe to show how the path of the Sun across the sky varies over the year.
Questions for students to complete individually or for use with electronic or mini whiteboard voting.
This activity challenges students to apply their understanding of seasons to the orientation of solar panels in the UK and...
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