The Earth's Axis Lesson for Kids


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The Earth moves around an imaginary line called _____.

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1. Earth experiences seasons because _____.

2. A city in the northern latitudes experiences _____ when the north pole is tilted at its furthest distance, away from the sun.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about the Earth's axis with this quiz/worksheet. You'll be answering questions on key points like the imaginary line the Earth moves around and why the Earth has seasons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following will be addressed on the quiz:

  • Seasons in the northern latitudes
  • The length of the imaginary line around the Earth
  • The reason behind the Earth's position in space

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the Earth's axis
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about Earth's latitudes to identify what season it would be in the northern latitude when the north pole is away from the sun
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the Earth's position in space to explain how it's connected to the seasons that we have each year

Additional Learning

You'll have the chance to learn more about our planet with the lesson called The Earth's Axis Lesson for Kids. Topics you'll be covering are listed as follows

  • Other planets that have positions in space similar to Earth's
  • Wobble of the Earth
  • Latitude and how it's measured