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# Preview Use the map and your knowledge of geography to complete the task below. Step 1. Identify the map elements marked A–E on the chart below. Step 2.

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Preview Use the map and your knowledge of geography to complete the task below. Step 1. Identify the map elements marked A–E on the chart below. Step 2. Briefly describe what each element tells a map user.

Earth And Sun Rotation Using Section 1.7 Earth and the Sun in the Geography Alive text, read the section titled “The Moving Earth”. Define bold words in your spiral notebook as you go.

Earth And Sun Rotation Why is North America in sunlight only half of the time? When North America faces the sun, it is daytime there. When North America is turned away from the sun, it is night there. This is caused by Earth’s rotation.

Earth And Sun Rotation How long does it take the Earth to make one rotation? approximately 24 hours

Earth And Sun Rotation Earth moves around the sun in a nearly circular path called an orbit. One complete trip around the sun is called a revolution Besides rotation, how else does Earth move?

Earth And Sun Rotation How long does it take Earth to complete one revolution? 365 ¼ days (one Earth year)

Earth And Sun Rotation Using the Reading on Earth and the Sun, read the section titled “Earth’s Tilt Create the Seasons”.

Earth And Sun Rotation Throughout the year, do the sun’s rays shine equally on the Northern and Southern hemispheres? No. This is caused by the tilt of Earth’s axis.

Earth And Sun Rotation read the section titled “Tropics, Circles, and Zones”. Define bold words in your spiral notebook as you go.

Earth And Sun Rotation On what date do the sun’s rays shine straight down on the Tropic of Cancer? June 21 or 22

Earth And Sun Rotation What season begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 21 or 22? Summer. This is because the Northern Hemisphere is titled toward the sun.

Earth And Sun Rotation Winter. Unlike the Northern Hemisphere on that date, the Southern Hemisphere is titled away from the sun. What season begins in the Southern Hemisphere on June 21 or 22?

Summer It is summer in Melbourne, Australia. What is the season in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Winter It is summer in Santiago, Chile. What is the season in Istanbul, Turkey?

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