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Why is there day and night on Earth?  How does that affect life on our planet?

 

Web Resources

 Letter from Stephanie-Day and Night Cycles

http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/rfl/web/antarctica/s_cycles.html

What is Day and Night? - From Star Child.
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/questions/question31.html

About Day and Night - from the Lunar & Planetary Institute

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/skytellers/day_night/about.shtml

The Space Place - Why is the Earth Rotating? – from NASA
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/dr-marc-earth/en/#/review/dr-marc-earth/earth-rotation.html

Day and Night - from University of Richmond - Try the Experiment 
http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/education/projects/webunits/cycles/day.html


Why do we have day and night?
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/time/index.html

Take a look at many views of day & night on earth:

Day and Night Viewer

The Night Side - a Satellite Map

 

Modified Readings

Letter from Stephanie

What is Day and Night?

About Day and Night

The Space Place

Why do we have day and night?

 

Video Resources

Day and Night



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