Using a model, learners explore time zones and what causes day and night and how time zones change. Learners observed the position of the Sun in the sky at different times of day and relate those positions to the rotation of the Earth.

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5E Earth & Space Science Lesson Plans Teaching Strategies


Type Book ChapterPub Date 8/18/2011Stock # PB186E2_18

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