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Teaching Rotation of Earth

Rotation of Earth

Sun, Moon, and stars appear to travel from east to west each day. Earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours. Earth's rotation causes the day-night cycle.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How is the rotation of the Earth responsible for daytime and nighttime?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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