Effects of the Earth's Rotation & Revolution

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Which of the following of Earth's properties is responsible for daytime and nighttime?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a factor affecting Earth's seasons and climate?

2. Which of the following does NOT explain why it is always warm at the Equator?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will help you understand the movement of Earth. Things you should be familiar with in order to pass the quiz include the Arctic Circle and daylight in Antarctica during April.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use the worksheet and quiz to comprehend:

  • Reasons why it is warm at the equator
  • Daylight in Antarctica in April
  • Movement of Earth that is responsible for day and night
  • The Arctic Circle
  • Factors determining Earth's seasons and climates

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Earth's movement and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the reasons why it is warm at the equator
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding factors that determine the Earth's seasons and climates

Additional Learning

To comprehend material about Earth's movement, review the complementary lesson titled Effects of the Earth's Rotation & Revolution. You can find these objectives in this lesson:

  • Identify the importance of the sun to the Earth
  • Learn about the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
  • Review how long it takes the Earth to rotate
  • Recall what the axis tilt is
  • Understand how the revolution of the Earth affects the climate and seasons
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