Rotation and Revolution

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Rotation and Revolution

  1. 1. Rotation and Revolution By Erin Stork
  2. 2. Circle the two words that describe earth’s movements. rotation oceans revolution land
  3. 3. Answers rotation The earth rotates or spins on its axis about once every 24 hours. revolution The earth revolves or travels around the sun once every 365 1/4 days.
  4. 4. Explain why we have seasons. 1. 2.
  5. 5. Answers 1. The earth has seasons because it is tilted on its axis and receives different amounts of direct and indirect sunlight during the year. 2. It takes the earth one year to revolve around the sun which also causes seasons.
  6. 6. The x shows where we live. Is it day or night? ______ Explain your answer. _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ x
  7. 7. Answers The area we live in is experiencing daytime. This part of the Earth is facing the direct light of the sun.
  8. 8. Explain how earth’s rotation and revolution are different. ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________
  9. 9. Answers Earth rotates or spins on its axis once every 24 hours causing day and night. The Earth revolves or travels around the sun once every 365 1/4 days and causes the seasons.
  10. 10. Teacher Page The students should keep a journal to record their answers . The students should use good writing skills to explain their answers. Sample answers will follow each activity. Benchmark <ul><li>The student will be able to explain how rotate and revolve are different. </li></ul><ul><li>The student will be able to explain why it is day or night. </li></ul>

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