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CLIP 8954

The Sun - day and night (pt 2/3)

The Sun - day and night (pt 2/3)
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Key Info
  • The Sun - day and night (pt 2/3)
  • Duration: 01:22
  • A practical demonstration of how day and night are related to the spin of the Earth on its own axis. Time zones around the world are explained using a chocolate orange broken up into segments.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    The Earth and Beyond

  • Keywords: day, night, time zones, Greenwich mean time, sun, Earth
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to demonstrate how day and night are related to the spin of the Earth as part of the topic Earth Sun and Moon.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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