Spring, summer, winter, fall. Learn why the seasons really come and go in this BrainPOP movie! In it, Tim and Moby will show you how the tilt of the earth and its orbit around the sun affect the changing weather. You’ll see why the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere have opposite seasons, and why tropical areas stay warm year-round. Find out what makes the seasons change so rapidly at the North and South Poles. Plus, Tim will explain the significance of the summer and winter solstices and the vernal and autumnal equinoxes. Hint: They’re not connected to the behavior of small, ground-dwelling rodents!

Seasons Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about the seasons.The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Seasons. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Seasons Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, educators will find ideas for teaching about the seasons. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Seasons topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »