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Grade 7 Science Module: The Reason for the Seasons

This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.

Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.

Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.

Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.

Hello! How are you? Have you ever wondered why Philippines have only two seasons? Most countries of the world have only two seasons, this is because most countries lie within the tropical zone.

This module will help you understand why seasons change, why some countries only have two and other countries have four. There is a beauty to be found in the changing of the earth’s seasons. There is a reason why everything’s changes. Be a scientist yourself, let’s work hand in hand as we find out the tilt of the earth and how it affects the changes in seasons.

Most Essential Learning Competency:

  • Using models, relate the tilt of the earth and the seasons.

After going through this module, you are expected to:

1. discuss and explain the relationship of Earth’s axis tilt and position which determines the season;

2. identify the different seasons and their characteristics; and

3. explain why there are different seasons in the different regions of the world.

Grade 7 Science Quarter 4 Self-Learning Module: The Reason for the Seasons


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