Rotation/Day and Night
- The Cycle of Light (3rd–9th grades)
Observe how Earth's rotation causes light and dark cycles.
- The Long and Short of It (8–10th grades)
Investigate how day length changes through the year and across latitudes on Earth.
- It's Still Polaris (ages 9–13)
Investigate the changing night sky over the course of an evening and chart the circumpolar stars as they traverse the sky in a progression around Polaris.
- Nightlife on Jupiter (3rd grades and up)
Discover day and night cycles on other planets.
- “Vary” Bright Days (5t –9th grades)
Explore how Earth's axial tilt and revolution around our Sun lead to differences in day length through the year.
- Background on Day and Night (educator)
Written for teachers and informal educators, this information would also be appropriate for students grades 7 and up.
- Day/Night audio-visual resources (K–9th grades)
Recommended videotape and cassette for young students through 9th grade.
- Books on Day and Night (preschool– 3rd grades)
Recommended books primarily for young audiences).
- Web sites for Day and Night (educator)
Recommended Web sites with information and activities primarily for teachers and informal educators; a couple have activities for Students.
- SkyTellers dvd and resource guide (K–8th grade)
LPI set comes with a dvd containing ten traditional Native American stories, each coupled with a science story. It also comes with a resource guide.