Colton's Rotation and Revolution Powerpoint

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Colton's Rotation and Revolution Powerpoint

  1. 1. Rotation and revolution By: Colton
  2. 2. PurposeThis slideshow is to teach you how the Earthorbits through space, and what this causes. Ihope you learn something and enjoy!
  3. 3. Revolution
  4. 4. Rotation
  5. 5. Revolution• Revolution is the process in which the Earth revolves around the sun in an elliptical orbit. Revolution causes seasons due to the concentration of sunlight.
  6. 6. Rotation• Rotation is Earth’s spinning on its axis. One rotation takes 24 hours. When the Earth spins on its axis it causes day and night for different parts of the Earth. The axis is tilted at 23.5°. This tilt causes the sun to be concentrated on certain hemispheres on the Earth.
  7. 7. Orbit• The orbit of Earth is in a shape called an ellipse. When the Earth revolves around the sun it causes seasons. The seasons change depending on the position Earth is in its orbit, and the concentration of sunlight over a certain area.
  8. 8. Day and Night
  9. 9. What Did You Learn?• You learned that the Earth revolves around the sun in an elliptical orbit. The orbit causes Seasons and years. While it revolves it also rotates. This causes Day and Night depending on what side faces the sun.

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