Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Learn about Planet Earth – Seasons
Appropriate Grades: 1–5
This simple video will help kids visualize how the tilt of Earth's axis causes seasons to change as it orbits the Sun. Students will learn about the summer solstice and winter solstice.
Source: APPUSERIES on youtube.com
Length: 4 minutes 6 seconds
Wonders of the Solar System – Winter Solstice
Appropriate Grades: 6–8
In this video, the Science Channel's Wonders of the Universe explores a winter solstice in Egypt. Students will learn about the winter solstice and view the sun rising between two pillars of the Karnak Temple, built to align with the winter solstice.
Source: Science Channel on youtube.com
Length: 2 minutes 43 seconds
What Causes Earth's Seasons?
Appropriate Grades: 9-12
In this video, students will learn seasons occur because of the tilt of Eath's axis.
Source: Ignite Learning on youtube.com
Length: 2 minutes 18 seconds