Let’s say you’re looking for a specific constellation in the sky, but can’t find it?
That could be because you’re on the wrong part of the planet to see it. In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about how the Earth’s rotation and axis can affect what we see in the night sky.
///Standards Used in This Video/// 5-ESS1-2. Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky. [Clarification Statement: Examples of patterns could include the position and motion of Earth with respect to the sun and selected stars that are visible only in particular months.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include causes of seasons.]