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Ages: 7 - 11
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A Day on Earth - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
As the Earth rotates, light from the sun hits different parts, giving us day and night.  During its orbit, the Earth's tilt on its axis also causes two hemispheres to be different distances from the sun, and that gives us seasons.  Learn more about t... [more]
Found by begamatt in Rotation
May 22, 2011 at 06:06 PM
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Ages: 9 - 14
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Earth Rotation & Revolution Around a Moving Sun
From YouTube, produced by Kurdstan Planetarium
Earth Rotation and  revolution around the sun which in turn is moving around the galaxy. (00:20)
Found by shanonwhite in Rotation
January 16, 2011 at 08:23 PM
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Ages: 11 - 16
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Sundials and Latitude
From YouTube, produced by ScienceOnline
Designing a sundial for the top of the earth, the North Pole, is easy. Move to another latitude and it becomes more difficult. This video looks at the issues around sundials and latitudes. To construct a sundial view the video "Create a Sundial - 4" ... [more]
Found by Barb in Rotation
December 6, 2009 at 09:50 PM
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Ages: 11 - 16
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Time, Stonehenge and Sundials
From YouTube, produced by ScienceOnline
A short video moving through the history of human attempts to measure and record time. Daniel Boorstin, author of "The Discoverers" commented that "The first grand discovery was time, the landscape of experience." This video is intended as an introdu... [more]
Found by Barb in Rotation
December 6, 2009 at 09:46 PM
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Ages: 11 - 16
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Setup a Sundial
From YouTube, produced by ScienceOnline
short video showing how to set up a horizontal sundial. Learn more about sundials here.
Found by Barb in Rotation
December 6, 2009 at 09:48 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
809 Views:
Basics of Astronomy: The Celestial Sphere
From YouTube, produced by Kurdistan Planetarium
This video offers information as to the definition of a celestial sphere. The simple animations helps to undercore the concept. (02:45)
August 13, 2011 at 02:26 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Earth's Movement - Astronomy - Motion of the Sky 1C
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
This video discusses how to recognize rotate (spin) in space and makes the point that when an object rotates it must rotate around an Axis. Vocabulary Focus: Rotate, Axis, Poles, Equator Concept Focus: Explain why it makes sense that the Equato... [more]
Found by jahiggins in Rotation
November 21, 2013 at 10:18 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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A Day On Earth
From YouTube
"A day on Earth is a deceivingly simple concept. Today we will examine that day on earth in detail. Perhaps uncovering a few surprises." This video starts with the basics about how the Earth travels around the sun, explains why we have solstice and e... [more]
Found by Barb in Rotation
July 26, 2009 at 05:31 PM
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Ages: 10 - 15
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Our Planet is a Clock
From YouTube, produced by ScienceOnline
A short animation presenting the rotating earth as a huge clock spinning in space. All efforts to measure and record time, start with our rotating planet. Learning about sundials is a good topic for any science curriculum. This video is one of a seri... [more]
Found by Barb in Rotation
December 5, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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EARTHLIGHT - Part 2
From YouTube, produced by Frederick Grossberg
This video has mesmerizing, beautiful views of the Earth's rotation with mellow music by Ryan Shore. The images are provided by NASA, Johnson Space Center. There are subtitles indicating the position of the Earth. (09:43)
May 3, 2010 at 09:08 PM
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