Exposing a common misconception: The distance the Earth is from the Sun causes seasons, right?

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Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, Interactive Whiteboard, LCD Projector, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office
Instructional Time: 1 Hour(s) 15 Minute(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: seasons, aphelion, perihelion, astronomical unit, orbit, indirect sunlight, direct sunlight, solstice, equinox, tilt, sun, earth
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan

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