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Teaching Through Trade Books: Seasons by the Sun

by: Meri-Lyn Stark

Understanding the Sun has challenged people since ancient times. Mythology from the Greek, Inuit, and Inca cultures attempted to explain the daily appearance and nightly disappearance of the sun by relating it to a chariot racing across the sky. While people no longer believe the Sun is a chariot racing across the sky, teachers are still challenged to help children develop accurate understandings about the Sun and the "reasons" for the seasons. This article offers suggested activities.

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Elementary SchoolMiddle School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_08_14Volume 042Issue 08

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

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