Earth and Sun

Learn about how the movement of the sun affects the earth.

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  • > Good for ages: 7 - 11
  • > Supports: Science, Social sciences, Health and Wellbeing
  • > Time needed: 1 lesson

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Aim: For pupils to understand how the movement of the Earth relative to the Sun affects the planet.

Curriculum links: Science

a) Using the Earth and Sun activity sheet, pupils research the movement of the Earth relative to the Sun in the solar system and complete a multiple choice quiz.

b) Discuss how this affects our day to day lives, especially in relation to keeping sun safe.

c) Quiz answers: 1a, 2b, 3a, 4c, 5c, 6a, 7b, 8a.