Model of Day and Night


This module helps students develop a new perspective on the world they are standing on. They will be given evidence that the Earth beneath our feet is moving through space, both spinning on its axis and traveling in a great orbit around the Sun. They will see how these movements account for the patterns we see in our sky. Throughout this investigation, students will in the process of inquiry: beginning with observations, debating a range of possible causes, and reasoning to possible conclusions.

Model of Day and Night – 1 Pack
Model of Day and Night – 25 - Class Pack
Model of Day and Night – 100 - School Pack
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Curriculum Connect(s):
Describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth.
Describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies.
Use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.

Activities in the module:
ESPR02YS009-How brightness of a light source change with its distance?
ESPR02YS010-Differentiate between Earth’s rotation and revolution
ESPR02YS012-Is it a day everywhere?
ESPR02YS013-Sun dial
ESPR02YS014-Is average day equally long on other planets as our’s?
ESPR02YS015-How far is the moon?

English National Curriculum

Year 5




1 Pack, 25 – Class Pack, 100 – School Pack


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