Lesson Plan 5: Why the Earth's formation gives us seasons
Why the Earth's formation gives us seasons (Page 28 of the Teacher's Pack)
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Suitable for: 11-14 years
Curriculum and learning links:
- Space, seasons
- Describe how the Earth was formed
- Explain why the Earth has a tilted axis and what effects this has
Clip 5.1: How the earth was formed - Dallas explains how the Earth was formed and why this formation is responsible for our seasons.
Clip 5.2: Comets - Dallas explains how the leftover debris from the protoplanetary disk exists as comets in the Oort cloud.
Clip 5.3: What's the biggest misconception about the solar system? - Astronomer Dr Marek Kukula answers a number of common questions about the Solar System.