Crash Course Kids: Following the Sun - Episode 8.2

Have you ever wondered why your shadow is longer sometimes and shorter others?

It turns out it all has to do with that marvelous big ball of light in the sky; The Sun!

This first series is based on 5th grade science. We’re super excited and hope you enjoy Crash Course Kids!

///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.]


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