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									What causes the seasons? I

National Curriculum: KS3

Worksheet author: Alan Yate, formerly Head of Science at Chesterton
Community College, Cambridge


   1. The diagram shows the path of the Earth round the Sun.




            a. At position A in the Earth’s orbit, what season will it be in the
               northern hemisphere?
            b. Draw the Earth and its correct tilt at position B on the diagram.
            c. What season will it be in the northern hemisphere when the Earth
               is at point B on the diagram?
   2.   Give a reason for your answer to question 1(a).
   3.   Give a reason for your answer to question 1 (c).
   4.   In which season is the Sun highest in the sky in the northern hemisphere?
   5.   Why is winter colder in the UK than summer?




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