I am going to post for you some (or as many as I can) of the resources we are using:
- Okay, on this one, scroll down.
- If you click on "Coordinates and Motions", and (let it load).
- On the Splash Page, click on "Animations" at the bottom of the page.
- It gives you TONS of astronomy animations that address the question, "What are the reasons for the seasons".
This is a BETA site...I don't think you can Google it. So this one's probably new for all of you!
Try clicking "Visualizations" under #3.
Lecture: Christopher Stone "A Science Notebook Primer"
--a tool in your toolbelt for improving student accountablility and achievement
--using them to inform your instruction (formative assessment)
--engaging students in meaningful "conversation" about science topics (Fulton/Campbell are researchers on how this works to improved learning)
Click this link for a file of articles (ideas, rubrics, worksheets, etc.) from science education publications on the topic.