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Seasons. What is the difference between Earth’s ROTATION & REVOLUTION? Rotation- Earth spinning on its axis (day and night) Revolution- The Earth orbiting.

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1 Seasons

2 What is the difference between Earth’s ROTATION & REVOLUTION? Rotation- Earth spinning on its axis (day and night) Revolution- The Earth orbiting around the sun (year) 1 Rotation = 1 Day 1 Revolution = 1 Year

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4 Winter Solstice Date: December 21 st NH- Winter & SH- Summer Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Capricorn (23.5° S)

5 Winter Solstice Date: December 21 st NH- Winter & SH- Summer Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Capricorn (23.5° S) NH- Tilted Away & SH- Tilted Toward from the sun

6 Winter Solstice Date: December 21 st NH- Winter & SH- Summer Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Capricorn (23.5° S) Vernal Equinox Date: March 20 th NH- Spring & SH- Autumn Most Direct Sunlight: Equator

7 Vernal Equinox Date: March 20 th NH- Spring & SH- Autumn Most Direct Sunlight: Equator Neither Hemisphere is tilted towards or away

8 Winter Solstice Date: December 21 st NH- Winter & SH- Summer Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Capricorn (23.5° S) Vernal Equinox Date: March 20 th NH- Spring & SH- Autumn Most Direct Sunlight: Equator Summer Solstice Date: June 21 st NH- Summer & SH- Winter Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Cancer (23.5° N)

9 Summer Solstice Date: June 21 st NH- Summer & SH- Winter Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Cancer (23.5° N) NH- Tilted Toward & SH- Tilted Away from the sun

10 Winter Solstice Date: December 21 st NH- Winter & SH- Summer Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Capricorn (23.5° S) Vernal Equinox Date: March 20 th NH- Spring & SH- Autumn Most Direct Sunlight: Equator Summer Solstice Date: June 21 st NH- Summer & SH- Winter Most Direct Sunlight: Tropic of Cancer (23.5° N) Autumnal Equinox Date: September 22nd NH- Autumn & SH- Spring Most Direct Sunlight: Equator

11 Autumnal Equinox Date: September 22nd NH- Autumn & SH- Spring Most Direct Sunlight: Equator Neither Hemisphere is tilted towards or away


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