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The four Seasons - Daylight Length  

 

Have you ever wondered why daylight is longer during the summer months and shorter during the winter months?

By the end of this lesson you will understand and be able to explain why.

 

In this lesson you will recap on the four seasons Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Then learn how the seasons occur and how daylight length varies during the summer and winter months.

First watch and discuss the videos below. 

 

Introduction to seasons day and night   https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zk9mxyc 

 

 

Quiz Time

Parents it’s now time to test your child’s knowledge. Ask your child the following questions: 

 

Name the four seasons.

How long does each season last?

Describe your weather experience for each of the four seasons.

Briefly explain how seasons are created (you can use objects to represent the Earth and the Sun to help you explain).

Briefly explain how daylight varies between summer and winter, (you can use objects to represent the Earth and the Sun to help you explain).

What are your favourite seasons explain why?

 

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