Additional Resources


  • Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney Pennsylvania | Weather

    PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA - FEBRUARY 2: Groundhog handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil after he saw his shadow predicting 6 more weeks of winter during 126th annual Groundhog Day festivities on February 2, 2012 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Groundhog Day is a popular tradition in the United States and Canada.
    Grades: 1-12
  • What Season Is It? | Everyday Learning

    The Earth moves and things change. The days follow one after the other. Seasons come and go. Children can begin to understand these transitions by associating them with the way they affect what we wear and how we play from season to season.

    Grades: PreK-1
  • Why Do We Have Seasons?

    Explore what causes seasons on Earth in this interactive adapted from NASA materials that features four cities at different latitudes. Use this resource to view how Earth’s axial tilt causes seasons from different perspectives and to develop and use models of sunlight received at Earth’s surface.

    Support materials include: Background Reading, Teaching Tips, and Discussion Questions. 

    Grades: 5-13+
  • Crowds Gathering On Groundhog's Day | Weather

    PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA - FEBRUARY 2: Groundhog handler Ben Hughes watches Punxsutawney Phil after he did not see his shadow predicting an early spring during the 125th annual Groundhog Day festivities on February 2, 2011 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Groundhog Day is a popular tradition in the United States and Canada.
    Grades: 1-12