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Day or Night?

The sun, moon and earth show

Can your pupils help Jack and Benny discover why some children wake up just as others go to bed? The whole group will be captivated as they discover why the Sun moves across the sky and how the Sun, Moon and Earth create day and night. Join us on a trip around the world as your pupils discover the fascinating behaviour of our planet in this colourful and interactive show.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recall that the ‘time’ at any point on Earth depends where the Sun is in the sky
  • Recall that at any moment, somewhere on Earth it is day and somewhere else it is night
  • Describe that the Earth moves around the Sun and the Moon moves around the Earth
  • Describe that the side of the Earth facing the Sun is in daytime, and the side facing away from the Sun is in night time

CfE links: Space

Teachers Notes Tech Specs