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Cochranes Of Oxford 0157 - Orbit Tellurium 2 - 650mm x 250mm

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Brand: Cochranes Of Oxford  MPN: 0157  EAN-13: 5011856601575
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
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How does the Earth's axis and position of the Moon affect the world's climate, daylight and seasons? The Orbit Tellurium 2 demonstrates these concepts to children in an inspiring and fascinating way.

This interactive 3D teaching model from Cochrane's of Oxford shows the Sun, Earth and Moon, correctly geared and tilted to show each month as the Earth orbits the Sun.

The flexible design of the Orbit Tellurium 2 instantly engages pupils and illustrates complex relationships more easily. It is an ideal model to aid lessons on: Day and night, Seasons of the year, The sun's movement across the sky. Changing length of daylight, Shadows, The phases of the Moon, The crescent moon from different latitudes, Eclipses of the Moon and Sun, Use of sundials and shadow sticks, Lunar months and festivals linked to the Moon.

  • Rotate the model and watch as the Earth orbits the Sun, the Moon orbits the Earth and the Earth spins on its axis
  • Shine the light from the Sun onto the Earth to model night and day, the seasons and eclipses and create shadows
  • Use the small-scale Earth and Moon on an inclined orbit to give an accurate demonstration of the phases of the Moon and show why eclipses do not happen every month
  • Contains: Tellurium model with accessory tidy, two sizes of Earth and Moon, stick-on model person, sundial, date, eclipse and phase of the moon indicator cards plus teacher guide with suggested activities
  • Power transformer included (No batteries required)
  • Size: 65cm long, 25cm high

Type Tellurium

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