Astro Search WorksheetTeam Name: ___________________________ Team Members: ________________________________________________________ Define: Tropic of Cancer ________________________________________________________ Tropic of Capricorn ______________________________________________________ Equinox: ______________________________________________________________ Solstice: ______________________________________________________________ Angle of Inclination: _____________________________________________________ Fill in the blanks: It takes the earth ________ days to revolve once around the sun. It takes the earth _______ hours to rotate once on its axis. The Arctic Circle is at ______ degrees north latitude. The Antarctic Circle is at ______ degrees south latitude. _____________, ______________, _______________ are three countries that the equator passes through. Matching:
A. June 21 or 22 ______ Vernal Equinox B. 0 degrees latitude ______ Tropic of Capricorn C. December 21 or 22 ______ Summer Solstice D. 23.5 degree south latitude ______ Autumnal Equinox E. Septmeber 21 or 22 ______ Equator F. March 20 or 21 ______ Winter Solstice G. 23.5 degrees north latitude ______ Tropic of CancerModel: Draw the sun at the center of the diagram. Draw the earth in four positions: Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Autumnal Equinox, Winter Solstice
Explain: What would happen if the earth's axis were not tilted?