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So you’d like to learn more about the Earth and beyond...

Skoool’s exciting Earth Science content will teach you all about the Solar System, including the Earth, the Sun, the Moon and the formation and structure of Stars. You will also be able to identify the phases of the Moon and how solar and lunar eclipses are caused.


1. Day and Night

Understand how the movement of the Earth causes day and night and the apparent daily movement of the Sun.




2. The Seasons and Day Length

Understand how the tilt and movement of the Earth causes the seasons.



3. Year Length

Learn that a year is the time it takes for a planet to orbit the Sun and that a year on Earth is 365.25 days. Understand why planets further from the Sun have a longer year.




4. Gravity

Learn that gravity is a force of attraction which acts on Earth towards the centre of the planet, and that the size of the force of gravity depends on the mass of each object and the distance between them.



5. Gravity and the Solar System

Understand how the movement of planets around the Sun is related to gravitational forces.




6. Satellites

Learn that the moon is a natural satellite of the Earth and how satellites stay in orbit around the Earth.



7. Uses of Satellites

Learn some uses of artificial satellites.




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