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Seasons

  1. 1. EARTH’S MOVEMENT Seasons
  2. 2. Earth’s Seasons <ul><li>Earth changes seasons (Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall/Autumn) as it revolves around the Sun </li></ul>
  3. 3. Earth’s Seasons <ul><li>Season’s are caused by Earth’s revolution around the Sun and the tilt of its axis (23.5°) </li></ul><ul><li>Summer – the Earth is tilted toward the Sun – it gets direct sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Winter – the Earth is tilted away from the Sun – it gets indirect sunlight </li></ul><ul><li>Spring/Fall – Earth receives equal amount of sunlight </li></ul>
  4. 4. Direct & Indirect Sunlight Equator – NO SEASONS (always warm) – because this area always receives direct sunlight
  5. 5. Direct & Indirect Sunlight <ul><li>Direct Sunlight – When the light from the Sun hits the Earth in a straight line (HOTTER – Summer) </li></ul><ul><li>Indirect Sunlight – When the light from the Sun hits the Earth at an angle (COOLER – Winter) </li></ul>
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