The act of spinning around a central axis.
rotation
The act of one object traveling around another in an orbital path.
revolution
The line that divides Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
equator
When light from the Sun shines equally on both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
equinox
When light from the Sun shines more in one hemisphere than the other.
solstice
The object in space that Earth revolves around.
Sun
The equinox seasons include fall and ___________ .
spring
The solstice seasons include summer and _____________ .
winter
The month spring begins.
March
The month fall begins.
September
The reason we have seasons is because of Earth's ____________.
tilt
A pattern of weather and climate over three months is called a _________.
season
Earth's rotation is the reason we have day and _____________.
night
Earth is tilted 23.44 ____________.
degrees
When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is __________ in the Southern Hemisphere.
Fall
When it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it is _____________ in the Southern Hemisphere.
summer
It takes ____________ hours for Earth to make one rotation.
twentyfour
It takes _____________ year for Earth to make one revolution.
one
On the first day of summer, Earth is tilted most ____________ the Sun.
toward
On the first day of winter, Earth is tilted most ____________ from the Sun.
away
The month summer begins.
June
The month winter begins.
December

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