Seasons
Earth's Tilt
Vocabulary
Solstices, Equinox, Extreme Weather
Various
100

This season is March through May and has warm, rainy weather

Spring

100

Is the Earth tilted away or toward the sun during winter?

Away

100

What is the equator?

The imaginary line around the center of the Earth going horizontally

100

What is the winter solstice?

The shortest day of the year.

100

If it is summer here, what season is it in Australia?

Winter

200

This season is June through August and is very hot

Summer
200

Is the Earth tilted away or toward the sun during summer?

Toward

200

What is the northern hemisphere?

The top half of the Earth.

200

What is the summer solstice?

The longest day of the year.

200

If it is winter here, what season is it in Australia?

Summer

300

This season is September through November and is cool

Fall

300
To what degree is the Earth tilted?

23.5 degrees

300

What is the southern hemisphere?

The bottom half of the Earth

300

What happens during the fall and spring equinoxes? 

There are 12 hours of day and night.

300

If it is spring here, what season is it in Australia?

Fall

400

This season is December through February and is very cold

Winter
400

The Earth rotates on its ________.

Axis

400
What hemisphere do we live in?

The northern hemisphere

400

Describe the weather at the equator.

Same warm weather year round

12 hour days and nights

400

If it is fall here, what season is it in Australia?

Spring

500
Name all four seasons.

Winter, spring, summer, fall (or autumn)

500

How long does it take for the Earth to fully rotate on time on its axis?

24 hours / one day

500

What are the TWO reasons for the seasons?

Earth rotating on its axis AND revolving around the sun
500

Describe the weather at the north and south pole.

Very cold. Some parts of the year has 24 hour nights and some have 24 hour days.

500

Is Australia in the southern hemisphere or the northern hemisphere?

Southern hemisphere

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