Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
1 PreviewUse 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.
2 Earth And Sun RotationUsing 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.
3 Earth And Sun RotationWhy 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.
4 Earth And Sun RotationHow long does it take the Earth to make one rotation?approximately 24 hours
5 Earth And Sun RotationEarth moves around the sun in a nearly circular path called an orbit.One complete trip around the sun is called a revolutionBesides rotation, how else does Earth move?
6 Earth And Sun RotationHow long does it take Earth to complete one revolution?365 ¼ days (one Earth year)
7 Earth And Sun RotationUsing the Reading on Earth and the Sun, read the section titled “Earth’s Tilt Create the Seasons”.
8 Earth And Sun RotationThroughout the year, do the sun’s rays shine equally on the Northern and Southern hemispheres?No. This is causedby the tilt of Earth’s axis.
9 Earth And Sun Rotationread the section titled “Tropics, Circles, and Zones”.Define bold words in your spiral notebook as you go.
10 Earth And Sun RotationOn what date do the sun’s rays shine straight down on the Tropic ofCancer?June 21 or 22
11 Earth And Sun RotationWhat season begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 21 or 22?Summer. This is because the Northern Hemisphere is titled toward the sun.
12 Earth And Sun RotationWinter. 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?
13 SummerIt is summer in Melbourne, Australia. What is the season in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?
14 WinterIt is summer in Santiago, Chile. What is the season in Istanbul, Turkey?