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Seasons are caused by________________________________. The Earth ________ ________ over in the same direction as it travels around the Sun.
In the summer the top half of the Earth points ________________. • In the Winter the top half of the Earth points ________________. • If the Northern Hemisphere is pointing toward the Sun, it is ________________. • If the Southern Hemisphere is pointing away from the Sun, it is ________________. • ______________ and _____________ occur when the Northern and Southern Hemisphere get the same amount of sunlight.
If it is winter in Columbus, Georgia-- • than it is _________ in Australia. • If it is Spring in Columbus, Georgia-- • than it is _________ in Australia.
On what date does the Summer • Solstice occur? _____________ • Why is this the longest day • of the year? _______________ • __________________________ • On what date does the • Winter Solstice occur?__________ • Why is this the shortest day of the year?________________________ • ________________________________________________________
On what dates do the Spring • and Autumn equinox occur? • _______________________ • The sun is directly over ________________ during the Spring and Autumn. • The days and nights on the Spring and Autumn equinoxes are ____ hour long.