Winter/Summer
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Earth's tilt
Earth's revolution
Potpourri
100

If you are in the Southern hemisphere and the sun is tilted towards the Northern hemisphere what season are you experiencing?

Winter 

100

On the Spring Equinox, the Sun rises exactly in the east travels through the sky for 17 hours, and sets exactly in the west? TRUE OR FALSE 

FALSE the sun rises and travels east through the sky for 12 hours, not 17. 

100

How many degrees is Earth tilted?

23.5 degrees 

100

What is the definition of REVOLUTION?

A sudden, radical, or complete change.

100

What is another term for "fall"

Autumn

200

If you are in the Northern hemisphere and the sun is tilted Towards you what season are you experiencing?

Summer

200

In September, the Sun crosses the equator from north to south. At the equinox, Earth's axis is perpendicular to the Sun's rays as the Sun is directly above the equator. TRUE OR FALSE 

TRUE 

200

What direction does the Earth's axis always point?

North

200

how many days does it take for the sun to a full revolution? 

365 days. 

200

What season lasts the longest? 

Summer

300

If it is Summer in Australia, what Season is occurring in North America? 

Winter 

300

Which direction is the sun-facing during spring in the Northern Hemisphere?

During the northern hemisphere's spring and summer, the northern hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun.

300

Why is the Earth tilted?

When Earth was young, it is thought that something big hit Earth and knocked it off-kilter.

300

how long does it take for the moon to revolve around the Earth? 

27 days, 7 hours and 43 minutes



300

What season is the shortest?

Winter

400

If you are in the Southern hemisphere and the sun is tilted towards you what season are you experiencing?

Summer

400

Which direction is the sun-facing during spring in the Southern Hemisphere?

During the Southern hemisphere's spring and summer, the Southern hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun as well.

400

How does Earth's tilt determine the seasons?

The earth's spin axis is tilted, this is what causes the seasons.

400

Does the Earth's revolution affect the climate?

The spinning and the revolution of the Earth causes our daily weather and global climate by affecting wind direction, temperature, ocean currents, and precipitation.

400

How old is the universe?

13.7 billion years old

500

If you are in the Northern hemisphere and the sun is tilted away from you what season are you experiencing?

Winter 

500

What weather happens in spring that doesn't occur in the fall? 

In spring, the weather begins to get warmer, and trees and other plants grow new leaves. Versus In the fall, the weather becomes mild, and leaves start falling from trees.

500

What does Earth's tilt interfere with?

The tilt of the earth will directly affect the amount of sunlight that different tropics will receive.

500

What makes Earths revolution different from Earth's orbit?

"Rotation" refers to an object's spinning motion about its own axis. "Revolution" refers to the object's orbital motion around another object.

500

How old is the Earth?

4.543 billion years

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