KS3 Bitesize foundation level – Earth & Beyond – a video covering the Movement of Earth, the apparent movement of the Sun & Stars, the Planets & Satellites:
A DAY AND A YEAR EXPLAINED:
Day and Night explanation – an awful video. Another terrble video is Larry’s leapin’ leap year.
THE EARTH’S SEASONS:
Two videos explain the seasons – the Reasons for the Seasons and Bill Nye explains the seasons.
THE MOON AND ITS PHASES:
Two more videos about the lunar phases – why does the moon change shape? and the Lunar Cycle.
Some other lunar videos include how big is the Moon? (in a nutshell, 1m 40s) and The Moon (8m, from the Open University).
What is a Solar eclipse? – a 2m video. An amazing total (annular) solar eclipse from 2014. Next solar eclipse visible from Malaysia – Wednesday 9th March 2016 – details here.
What is a Lunar Eclipse? – a 2m video; Eclipses: Crash Course Astronomy – a 10m video.
THE SOLAR SYSTEM:
The Solar System – our home in space (in a nutshell):
A 19m 21s video on the Solar System from Scientific Eye:
Some other videos include Scientific Eye: Stars & Planets (19m 50s), Exploring our solar system: planets and space for kids (12m video) & the solar system’s ten most incredible moons – a nice 7m 30s video (although some of the photos aren’t real).
Some idea of size comparisons – solar system body scale (a 2m animation), star size comparison (a 2m 30s animation), and here’s got balls. How big are the distances between the planets? – OMG Space will help you to understand.
OUR PLACE in the UNIVERSE
The obseravble Universe – a zoom out (3m 30s); our place in the Universe (Carl Sagan); the Milky Way from Chile.
Orbit 2015 – views of the Earth from the ISS (3m)
All the Crash Course Astronomy videos.
How the International Space Station was built (a 5m TED-Ed video).