Seasons

What's your favorite season? In this movie, you’ll learn about different seasons and different types of weather. Some places have a wet season and a dry season. Other places go through winter, spring, summer, and fall. You’ll learn how Earth is tilted on its axis, and as our planet orbits the Sun, seasons change in different parts of the world. When it's summer in the northern hemisphere, it's winter in the southern hemisphere. But, the areas around the Equator stay warm throughout the year.

Cause of the Seasons Lesson Plan: Understanding Seasons, Day and Night

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the the cause of the seasons, and of day and night. Students will participate in the making of a class graph showing the hours of day and night in the students' town and in a town at the same southern latitude. They will predict when the lines for the two towns on the graph will meet, and explain why the number of day and night hours in their town is the same as the number in the southern hemisphere town. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Seasons Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about the seasons.The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Seasons. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Seasons Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, educators will find ideas for teaching about the seasons. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Seasons topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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