Earth and the sun

Geography
On March 21,the spring equinox, the sun is
Directly overhead at the equator.
What would be different if the Earth did not tilt in its axis?
There would be no seasons.
On September 23, the fall equinox,the sun is
Directly over head at the equator.
The sun is made up of
Intensely hot gases
This causes the seasons.
The Earth’s tilt on its axis.
The Earth revolves around the sun every______ days.
365-1/4
What is the name for the planets and other bodies thet revolve around the sun?
Solar system
The great mass of the sun creates enough________ to
keep planets revolving around it.
Gravity
What two things does the sun provide for the Earth?
light and heat.
What is the elliptical path around the sun?
Orbit
On June 21, the summer solstice, the sun is
Directly at the Tropic of Cancer.
On December 22, the winter solstice, the sun is
Directly overhead at the Tropic of Cappricorn.
The Earth rotates on its axis every ______
24 hours
How far is the sun from the earth?
93 million miles
What happens during the spring and fall equinoxes?
Day and night are the same length.

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