There are a few persistent misconceptions about what causes the seasons. Most believe it is the distance between the Earth and sun which varies to give us seasonal temperature variations. However it is actually the directness of the sun's rays leading to more intense sunshine in summer and less in winter.
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Clip makes it super easy to turn any public video into a formative assessment activity in your classroom.
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1. Students enter a simple code
2. You play the video
3. The students comment
4. You review and reflect
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Student teams can create and share collaborative presentations from linked devices
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