Time Traveller

In this activity children think about the changing appearances of the Sun and Moon as well as saving the planet.

Description

A famous Time Traveller  must travel back in time to prevent aliens destroying Earth. Their computer malfunctions, and they need help to work out the time and date. 

Children will think about the changing appearances of the Sun and Moon, as well as saving the planet.

Learning Objective:

-    It is possible use observations of the Sun and Moon to estimate date and time

-    To estimate the dates and times in the diagrams and drawing the Sun and Moon in appropriate positions.

Children will learn:

-    To use observations to draw conclusions and to realize that conclusions may have a degree of uncertainty

-    To discuss uncertainties in their conclusions in response to questions l

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Acknowledgements

These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.