The Earth’s Relationship with the Sun


Includes 12 lecture slides, 4 worksheets and answer key! The perfect learning tool for students who are learning about the relationship between the Earth and Sun. Contains plenty of interesting facts, maps and images that reveal how our planet operates with energy from the sun.

  • File Size: 10MB
  • File Type: PDF
  • Number of Pages: 16

Information includes:

  • The Sun as a major source of energy
  • What is energy?
  • The Earth’s rotation on its axis
  • Seasons caused by the Earth’s tilt
  • Exploring months and the seasonal changes that occur
  • Regions of the world: tropic, mid-latitudinal, arctic and antarctic and the seasons in accordance with each location (e.g. wet and dry; polar day and polar night; summer, autumn winter, and spring)
  • Day and night caused by rotation of the Earth
  • Difference between a solar eclipse and lunar eclipse
  • Relative sizes and the movement of the Earth and the Sun
  • Seasonal calendars used by Aboriginal and Tories Strait Islander People

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    Very thorough content and all aligned to Aust Curriculum.  Great resource to the unit.

    Belinda M

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    Thank you very helpful for my Australian unit. Saved me lots of time. 

    Lozz K

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    Exactly what a teacher needs when they have early finishers and they are working with a child/children and need others to continue working independently. 

    Molly B

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    Great colourful resources. Loved the sorting activity- it provided for lots of discussion.

    Sue W

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    Great content and appropriate language for my year six students. Thanks for taking the time to create this resource and for sharing it. 

    Cassie O

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