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The Global Environment – Spring 2020 Exercise 4: Earth-Sun Relations Name: ___________________________ Due 13 February 2020 via eLearning Instructions – This exercise is designed to help you review your understanding of Earth-Sun relations and related concepts. Fill in all answers in the spaces below. You may use Microsoft Excel to complete the plot in section 3. Part 1: The lines indicating latitude are referred to as parallels. Are they, in fact, parallel to each other? Are they the same length? ________________________________; ___________________________ The lines indicating longitude are referred to as meridians. Are they parallel to each other? Are they the same length? ________________________________; ___________________________ Part 2: Based on the explanations of Earth-Sun relations in class today, complete the following table to indicate the day length you would expect at different latitudes through the year. In order to save yourself lengthy calculation, simply use one of the following choices to fill in each blank: 0 hours ; between 0-12 hours 12 hours ; between 12- 24 hours ; or 24 hours ; . December Solstice March Equinox June Solstice September Equinox

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