Learn about the unique properties of the fall season
From the snow of winter to the first flowers of spring, see our changing seasons and the patterns of life.
Students will realize that time is like a turning wheel; as time keeps going and as the years proceed, the seasons keep repeating.
Students will understand that the position of the earth in respect to the sun is responsible for the four seasons. During the winter, the earth is tilted away from the sun; consequently, the days are...
Bring some sign of the season to school (an autumn leaf, a bare twig, a flower, or a small branch with summer leaves). Ask the students to identify the sign and tell what season it represents. Take a walk outside to see all of the seasonal signs. Discuss that sometimes it i...