Science / Year 3 / Science Understanding / Earth and space sciences

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Earth’s rotation on its axis causes regular changes, including night and day (ACSSU048)

Elaborations
  • recognising the sun as a source of light
  • constructing sundials and investigating how they work
  • describing timescales for the rotation of the Earth
  • modelling the relative sizes and movement of the sun, Earth and moon
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Day,  Night,  Earth rotation

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