why we have seasons
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the Earth is farthest from the sun in July and is closest to the sun at the beginning of January
What season would have the longest day in the Northern hemisphere?
What month begins the Spring Equinox?
The winter ___ is the start of the season of winter.
The longest night in the Northern hemisphere is on the 21st of ___.
The ___ is the day that has equal daylight and darkness.
The Northern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun during which season?
The main reason that we have seasons is the ___ of earth's axis.
Another reason we have seasons is ___ sunlight produces more heat than indirect light.
Earth ____________ around the sun.
The Earth's ___ is tilted at an angle of 23.5 degrees.
The first day of summer is on the 21st of ___.
The first day of winter is on the 21st of ___.
The first day of fall is on the 21st of ___.
The first day of spring is on the 21st of ___.
When the Northern hemisphere has summer, the southern hemisphere has ___.
When the northern hemisphere has spring, the southern hemisphere has___.
In summer the sun is high overhead and the days are ___.
In the winter the sun is low overhead and the days are ___.
The more ___ the sun's rays are, the more concentrated they are and therefore the more heat.
The more spread-out or ___ the sun's rays are, the less concentrated they are and therefore the less heat.
The northern and southern hemispheres of the Earth experience the same seasons at the same time.
If it is winter in the northern hemisphere, what season is it in the southern hemisphere?
The Sun is lowest in the sky and daytime is shortest during which season?
365 1/4 days
How long does it take for the earth to orbit the sun?
On what day would Wenatchee have the shortest amount of daylight?
On June 21, the northern hemisphere is tilted ______ the sun.
Why do we have day and night?