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A Reason for the Season

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This is a great activity from National Geographic exploring seasons and why they change. Learn the science behind the seasons and test your knowledge on the cosmic map. In addition, there are activities for both young learners and older learners to use their understanding of seasons throughout the year. Parents can get involved, too, by asking questions about the science of seasons as well as how seasons affect culture.

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A Reason for the Season

A Reason for the Season National Geographic suggests activities for students to augment their understanding of the four seasons: the winter solstice, the summer solstice, the autumnal equinox, and the vernal equinox. Students can check their knowledge by using the cosmic map included in the

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The Seasons

Especially for kids, the Weather Dude provides a simple explanation of the seasons.  Includes a music clip titled "Circle of Our Four Seasons," and suggested lesson plans and school assignments. courtesy of netTrekker

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Seasons Interactive

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Weather Dude: The Seasons

Weather Dude: The Seasons Especially for kids, the Weather Dude provides a simple explanation of the seasons. Author includes a music clip titled "Circle of Our Four Seasons" plus suggested lesson plans/school assignments Nick Walker, Small Gate Media • Lesson Plans • Learning

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