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Content description VCSSU099

Science / Levels 7 and 8 / Science Understanding / Earth and space sciences
Content description
Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the Sun, Earth and the Moon
  1. comparing times for the rotation of Earth, Sun and Moon, and comparing the times for the orbits of Earth and the Moon
  2. modelling the relative movements of the Earth, Sun and Moon and how natural phenomena such as solar and lunar eclipses and phases of the Moon occur
  3. explaining why different regions of Earth experience different seasonal conditions
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