Seasons — Spring

Image: A spring field of joy by Farrukh on Flickr

Spring is the season for growing things, new life and new beginnings. In New Zealand this season officially spans from September to November. SCIS 1674378

See also: SummerAutumnWinterSeeds; Growing things


 

All about spring

Easy to read links about spring, baby animals, nesting birds and plant growth.

Suggested level: primary

www.topmarks.co.uk/Spring/WhatIsSpring.aspx?age=ks2


Easy Science for Kids

All you ever need to know about your favourite seasons and what causes them.

Suggested level: primary
http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-seasons/


Seasons

An animated lesson about weather and seasons with fun games and activities.

Suggested level: primary
www.turtlediary.com/kindergarten-games/science-games/seasons.html


Spring-Fast Facts

Quick facts about spring, including external links to related websites and activities.

Suggested level: primary
www.kidskonnect.com/32-categories/holidaysseasons/134-spring.html


The Tilting of the Earth: Shaping Our Seasons and Climates

A comprehensive understanding of the tilt of the earth’s axis and how this influences seasons and climate on planet Earth.

Suggested level: intermediate, secondary
www.ecology.com/2011/09/10/tilting-earth-shaping-seasons/


ManyAnswers

To discover information on the school work site ManyAnswers, use the search term Seasons.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://manyanswers.co.nz/


Books

Have you thought about using fiction with your class to support your topic? The following are some suggestions for your students (and you!) to read and enjoy.

Groundhog weather school, by Joan Holub, 2009. (picture book)
999 frogs wake up, by Ken Kimura, 2013. (picture book)
Cowshed springtime: a kiwi counting book, by Gavin Bishop, 2010. (picture book)

Geography seasons. Yociel. Youtube. 5.53
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taHTA7S_JGk