PBS video Earth in Orbit

Type of Resource



A simulation of the Earth in orbit around in the Sun to explain the seasons.

Performance Expectations

3-ESS2-1   Represent data in tables and graphical displays to describe typical weather conditions expected during a particular season.

MS-ESS2-6   Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of the Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.