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NPA students spark cereal box change. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| October 7, 2015
NPA students spark cereal box change. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

When a student brought in a cereal box with a graphic explaining the cause of seasons, a Northland Preparatory Academy seventh grade teacher knew something was not right, and set out to change it.

“It’s a common misconception that seasons are caused when the Earth is closer to the sun, but that isn’t true,” teacher Susan Brown said. “On the cereal box, it is implying that distance causes seasons.”

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