Nevada Science Standards
E.12.A.1 Students know that the sun is the major source of Earth’s energy, and provides the energy driving Earth’s weather and climate.E/S
Next Generation Science Standards
HS-ESS2-2. Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
HS-ESS2-4. Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.
Read Chapter 24.2 The Sun and Seasons pg 752-754. Outline the reading in your Science Notebook & include major points and diagrams/tables.
You should focus on the following essential questions:
-What are the two ways in which the Earth moves
-How is Earth's surface divided into zones based on latitude
-What causes the seasons
Source: Prentice hall Physical Science - Concepts in Action
Watch video and take notes in your science notebook.
Watch video and take notes in your science notebook. Pay attention to the specifics of solstices and equinoxes.
Source: Kurdistan Planetarium