Geography of the Four Seasons


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A day when the earth's axis is either closest or farthest from the sun is known as a

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1. How many days does it take the earth to revolve around the sun?

2. Which of these is true of areas located near the equator?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of the four seasons and the geographical factors that affect them. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the earth's axis and equator.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of solstice
  • The earth's rotation cycle around the sun
  • Temperature at the equator
  • Characteristics of the earth's axis

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geography of the four seasons lesson
  • Defining key terms - be sure you can know the meaning of main terms, such as axis and solstice
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the four seasons
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the elements that play a role in the four seasons

Additional Learning

To learn more about the four seasons, review the accompanying lesson on Geography of the Four Seasons. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand why there are different seasons
  • Identify the earth's axis and its role in seasonal change
  • Define solstice