seasons

seasons - on its axis, at all times of the year one...

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It’s a world of two halves…. The Earth is a sphere and is split into two halves by an imaginary line called the ___________________. The top half is called the _______________ ________________ and the bottom half is called the _____________________ ___________________. Draw the North Pole and the South Pole on this picture of the Earth. Then add some countries (remember the Earth is titled!). Finally, label the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Why do we have seasons? We have seasons because the _________________ orbits the ______________. It takes the Earth __________________ days (or one year) to orbit the Sun. Because the Earth is ________________
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Unformatted text preview: on its axis, at all times of the year one _______________________ is always tilted either ________________________ or _________________ from the Sun. In the hemisphere that is tilted towards the Sun, it is _________________ because the Suns rays hit that hemisphere more strongly. In the hemisphere that is tilted away from the Sun it is ___________________ because the Suns Northern Hemisphere equator Southern hemisphere rays take longer to reach it and so they lose some of their strength. Thats why its __________________ in Winter! away Earth colder tilted hemisphere 356 Winter Sun towards Summer...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course PHYS 122 taught by Professor Terry during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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