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SEASONS V. Cruz. Seasons change depending on the amount of sunlight reaching the Earth as it revolves around the Sun.

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1 SEASONS V. Cruz

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3 Seasons change depending on the amount of sunlight reaching the Earth as it revolves around the Sun.

4 Indirect Sunlight Direct Sunlight Light is spread over a larger area (scattered) and it is less intense. Light covers a smaller area and it is more intense.

5 Summer solstice June The hemisphere that is tilted toward the Sun receives more direct sunlight. The Sun rays are less scattered. Direct Sunlight

6 Summer solstice June The Sun is visible for 24 hours in the Arctic Circle in June.

7 Winter Solstice December Indirect sunlight

8 Indirect Sunlight Indirect sunlight

9 During fall and spring the Earth’s axis is parallel to the sun. The northern and southern hemispheres get equal amount of sunlight. Vernal Equinox (Spring) –March 20 Autumnal Equinox (Fall) – September 22 Sunlight

10 September 22 Autumnal Equinox March 20 Vernal Equinox June 20 Summer Solstice December 20 Winter Solstice Indirect Sunlight Direct Sunlight

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13 THE END!!


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