The lesson is followed by 4 exercises. TEKs: Targeted Objectives: 1.8C: identify characteristics of the seasons of the year and day and night; Patterns occur in the cycle of the seasons and day/night.

Earth revolves around the Sun at an angle, causing the seasons. Seasons in the Sun Lyrics: Goodbye to you, my trusted friend / We've known each other since we were nine or ten / Together we've climbed hills and trees / … ... Earth, and Moon systems are studied as students learn about seasons, tides, and lunar phases. In the first exercise, kids will learn to identify seasons … Mathematics §112.11.

Source: Texas Education Agency v.3.8.16 Rptg Cat STAAR Readiness Standards Supporting Standards 2 Force, Motion and Energy 12 8.6(A) demonstrate and calculate how unbalanced forces change the speed or direction Earth rotates causing day/night.

This TEKS has been tested once in the last 4 years and it was over tides--which was dropped from the TEKS this year.

MATERIALS NEEDED . TEKS Snapshot – Grade 8 Science .

Science TEKS The State of Texas uses the following standards called TEKS for the state science curriculum.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Kindergarten §110.2. Students learn that stars and galaxies are part of the universe and that distances in space are measured by using light waves.

Kids will be made familiar with spring, summer, autumn and winter, and their chief characteristics. Science TEKS 4.8C says "Collect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in shadows, seasons, and the observable appearance of the Moon over time." Seasons is an interactive lesson, designed to teach kids about the four seasons of the year.

English Language Arts and Reading §111.2.

The cause of the seasons is a subtle combination of global and orbital geometry and of the effects of radiation at different angles. Assessment information provided within the TEKS Resource System are examples that may, or may not, be used by your child’s teacher. In accordance with section 26.006 (2) of the Texas Education Code, "A parent is entitled to review each test administered to the parent’s child after the test is administered." Season Quilt Squares TEKS 8.7C was revised to replace “position” with “positions” of the Moon and Sun.