Year length

Year length
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource shows the relationship between the calendar year and the Earth's orbit.

The multimedia resource includes diagrams, written explanations and a voice-over and could also be used to demonstrate day length and the length of a year for other planets.

There is also a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

Additional Information

This Flash-based interactive will not work on an Apple iPad.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 5 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun) > ACSSU078