Solstice Definition: Lesson for Kids


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Why does your shadow change in size?

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1. Solstice is a term for:

2. What is responsible for our change in seasons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Solstices are connected to the seasons, the Earth and the sun. The quiz asks you questions about why our seasons change, what the word solstice means and when the solstice takes place.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The object that is responsible for our change in seasons
  • What the term solstice refers to
  • Why the size of your shadow can change

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to tell when the solstice takes place
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about the meaning of the word solstice
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read information about changes in the size of your shadow and understand it correctly

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about the solstice? Check out the lesson called Solstice Definition: Lesson for Kids. This lesson covers:

  • How your shadow looks at different times of the day
  • The date of the longest day of the year
  • What the word hemisphere means