Design Team Developed: Reasons for Seasons
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30 Nov 2012 | Contributor(s):: James Daniel Lehman
The Reasons for Seasons lesson, designed to meet 5th grade standards, addresses an important science concept involving the movements of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's rotational axis.
Design Team Developed: Sun Tracking System for a Solar Panel
13 Sep 2012 | Contributor(s):: Bryan Hubbard, Kari Clase, John Grutzner, Alyssa Panitch, Nancy Irene Tyrie
This lesson plan is designed for 6th grade and addresses topics related to the sun-earth-moon system. Specifically, this lesson addresses that seasons result from the tilt of the earth, which causes changes in sunlight intensity and length of day. Related mathematical standards address...
Making an Earth-Sun Model Video
15 Jun 2012 | Contributor(s):: James Daniel Lehman
This video features a demonstration of how to create an earth-sun model by Larry Braile, professor of earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences.
EDCI 365 Shady Lunch Spring 2012
28 Mar 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Alexis Vesey, Michelle Kuta
EDCI lesson plan about shadows relative to the relationship between the Earth and Sun.