Reasons for Seasons Unit



Throughout this week-long unit, students investigate how the tilt of Earth’s axis and Earth’s movement in its orbit causes our seasons. Students are introduced to the following concepts and terms: rotation, revolution, axis, tilt, seasons, angle of insolation, orbit, solar noon, solstices, equinoxes, etc.

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The following items are included in this unit:

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Reasons for Seasons Lesson Plans
  • Reasons for Seasons PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Earth’s Revolution Practice Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Earth’s Motions Lab & Answer Key
  • Seasons Practice Worksheets (three versions) & Answer Keys
  • Seasons Quiz & Answer Key (two versions)


Grade Levels: 6th – 12th
Total Pages: 85+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

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