HPQ Physics: KS3: Space: S Thaw
What causes day and night?
A: The Earth goes around the Sun once every day
B: The Earth spins and completes one turn a day
C: At night the Moon is in front of the Sun and blocks light
D: The Sun goes around the Earth
I would use this at the beginning of the topic to find out about their ideas. The misconceptions were taken from the IOP Supporting physics teaching files. I would use a class demo to illustrate the correct answer (B).