Yellow and orange leaves falling onto the ground.

What’s Above Us Part 4: What Causes The Seasons

Primary - Secondary

Sophie Penner

Sophie Penner

About the author

Sophie creates educational videos at Pinnguaq and is interested in math, English, and history. She enjoys creating videos, writing, and spending time in nature. Currently, she is in 12th grade at the Virtual Learning Centre.

Part 4 explores how the Earth’s tilted axis and its orbit around the sun produces different seasons in different times of the year. Viewers will learn what happens when the Earth completes rotations and how the tilt of the Earth, impacting our distance from the sun, changes what we experience as the weather.

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