Seasons

The Earth’s seasons are not caused by the differences in the distance from the Sun throughout the year. The seasons are the result of the tilt of the Earth’s axis.

Different parts of the Earth experience different kinds of seasons. This is because of Earth is revolution around the sun. The Earth takes 365 and a quarter days to orbit round the sun once.

          When the Earth revolves around the sun, the tilt exposes the Northern Hemisphere to the sun. After six months, the Southern Hemisphere leans towards the Sun. The countries in the hemisphere facing the Sun have summers, while the countries in the hemisphere leaning away from the Sun have winters.

1.    From March to September, the north pole is tilted towards the Sun. The northern hemisphere has spring followed by summer, and the southern hemisphere has autumn followed by winter.

2.    From September to March, the south pole is tilted towards the Sun. The northern hemisphere has autumn and winter, and the southern hemisphere has spring and summer.

The Earth spins around its axis, causing day and night. The Earth also orbit round the sun at the same time causing seasons.

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2 Responses to “Seasons”
  1. Eunice Tan Says...

    On May 3, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    Such beautiful article.


  2. mona rastogi Says...

    On May 4, 2011 at 4:06 am

    good knowledge


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