Learning Objectives
Children will…
• create a model of Earth rotating on its axis.
• use the model to demonstrate a day and a week by making the model Earth rotate.
• use the model to demonstrate a year by revolving around the Sun.
• recognize which half of the Earth is experiencing day and which half of the Earth is experiencing night.

Key Questions
What causes day and night on Earth?
What happens to Earth relative to the Sun as a year passes by?

Materials
sharpened pencil
3” Earth stress ball
LED flashlight or lamp with shade off

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