The Seasons and Technical Stuff
Different Seasons on Different Hemispheres

100

How many degrees is the earth tilted?
23.5 degrees

100

Why are there different Seasons on the North and South Hemispheres?
Because of the earth's tilt. The north and south hemispheres are closer to the sun at different times, thus they have different seasons at different times.

200

Would we still have seasons if there was no tilt of the Earth's axis?
No. If there was no tilt, the amount of sunlight hitting the world would be consistent in all areas, just making one season.

200

If May, June, and July are the summer months in the Northern Hemisphere, which place would be warmer in the month of July? Southern Africa or the United States? ( Oregon doesn't count)
United States! Remember, Northern and Southern hemispheres have opposite seasons, so when it is summer here, its winter over there!

300

When we have our winter, do we receive more direct sunlight or less direct sunlight?
Less direct sunlight = cold weather

300

If it was winter here in Texas, and you wanted to escape the nasty rainy weather, which vacation spot would be your best bet?*remember northern and southern hemispheres have opposite seasons.* a) russia b)China c) Australia
Australia!! Its the only one in the Southern hemisphere

400

If there was another planet in a different solar system with the same environment and distance away from the sun but it didn't have a tilt in its axis, would it still have four seasons?
No. The earth's tilt is mandatory in order for us to have four seasons. It makes sure that we're exposed to different amounts of direct sunlight in a year.

400

Say it is Summer time here in Texas, would England be in the same season?
Yep! We are still in the Northern Hemisphere!

500

Is having Seasons important?
Very, If we didn't have seasons we wouldn't be able to survive and grow our food.

500

What is one country that is half in the Northern Hemisphere and half in the Southern Hemisphere?
AFRICA!!! or SOUTH AMERICA