Crash Course Kids: The Ecliptic - Episode 37.2

So, what is the Ecliptic?

Well, it has to do with the Zodiac constellations and our sun and how they move in relation to one another. It’s kind of cool! In this episode, Sabrina chats about this imaginary line called the Ecliptic and its cycle in the 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.]

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