Using animation can be a motivation and interesting way to engage students in their learning. Here are some places where you might find some helpful hints and ideas.
Here are a bunch of links for the Solar System, Day, Night and the Seasons… check before you use them!
This is a fantastic site for Australian teachers (and any teacher interested in Environmental issues). This site contains a huge amount of information for all ages about current environmental issues, events and ideas for integration into the classroom. Take a look!