Measuring Time as the Earth Rotates and Revolves

Unit 4: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Lesson 5 of 10

Objective: SWBAT explain how we can measure time as the Earth rotates and revolves.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students construct a Sun, Earth, & Moon model to demonstrate the rotation and revolution of Earth. Students also conduct online research to explore the relationships between Earth's motions and the measurement of time.

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Science, Earth and Space Science, Research and Technology, sun, stars, revolution, rotations, pattern, time, seasons
  90 minutes
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