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The Tilt in the Earths Axis. north pole The earths axis is tilted. This diagram shows the tilt in January south pole The north pole is tilted away from.

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1 The Tilt in the Earths Axis

2 north pole The earths axis is tilted. This diagram shows the tilt in January south pole The north pole is tilted away from the sun. It is winter in the northern hemisphere and we have short days and long nights. The arctic circle gets no daylight at all. The southern hemisphere has summer, long days and short nights.

3 Complete this diagram to show what happens when the Earth moves round to the other side of the sun. This diagram shows the tilt in July

4 north pole This diagram shows the tilt in July south pole The north pole is tilted _________ the sun. It is _____ in the northern hemisphere and we have ______ days and ______ nights. The arctic circle gets ……. In the southern hemisphere it is ______, the days are ____ and the nights are _______.

5 north pole This diagram shows the tilt in July south pole The north pole is tilted towards the sun. It is summer in the northern hemisphere and we have long days and short nights. The arctic circle gets daylight 24 hours a day. In the southern hemisphere it is winter, the days are short and the nights are long.


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