Earth in the Universe

An informative tutorial on how the sun's solar wind creates the Northern Lights.

Sunrise, Sunset & Day

An investigation of how the days length changes at different times of the year. The dates are based on the northern hemisphere seasons.

Sun, Moon & Earth Orbits

Children learn about how the moon is the earth's only natural satellite and how the earth orbits around the sun.

Phases of the Moon

Children see what each phases of the moon looks like and can read a short explanation on each one.

Lunar Phases

Watch what happens to the moon from a number of different perspectives, as it moves around the earth.

Planets, Moon & Dark Side

A great resource where children learn the order of the planets, look at phases of the moon and see the Earth spin on its axis.

Explore the Planets

Click on the planets to read more about them, children also learn a mnemonic to help remember their order.


Explain and demonstrate the difference between a lunar and solar eclipses.

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Earth and Space

A great resource that explains why we have day and night, seasons and the changing appearance of the moon.

The Earth in Space

A great resource where children click on a planet to find out its temperature, diameter, distance from the sun, length of day and year, composition and other interesting facts.

Day and Night

A great explanation of how the earth spins to create day and night. There is a short quiz at the end for children to test their knowledge.

Phases of the Moon

Children learn how the moon orbiting around the earth changes its appearance and what each phase looks like throughout lunar month.

Lunar Cycle

A fantastic tutorial that clearly explains how the moon changes throughout the lunar month.

What Causes Seasons

A short 2 minutes video that explains what causes seasons.

Solar System

A great tutorial & overview of our Solar System, including what things are in our Solar System (besides planets), inner & outer planets & much more.

The Solar System

Explore the planets in the Solar System to find out what it looks like and information about.

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