# Science Court – Seasons DVD Worksheet Objective –

```Objective – Describe the relationship between the tilt of Earth's axis and its yearly orbit around the Sun.
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Science Court – Seasons DVD Worksheet
1. In June, people in Australia called the season…
a. Autumn
b. Spring
c. Summer
d. Winter
2. This force keeps the Earth in orbit around the Sun.
a. Electromagnetic
b. Gravity
c. Strong
d. Weak
3. As summer approaches, the Earth is moving ________ the Sun.
a. away from
b. neither away nor towards
c. towards
4. This is the average of the weather at a place over a long period of time.
a. Atmosphere
b. Climate
c. Easterly wave
d. Environment
5. Earth spins on its axis
a. True
b. False
6. This causes the seasons.
a. The distance the Earth is from the Sun.
b. The rotation of the Earth.
c. How close the Moon is to the Earth.
d. The tilt of the Earth.
7. The Earth spins on its axis with a tilt of about _____1/3o. (Enter a number)
8. When Earth is tilted towards the sun we receive ____________ sun rays.
a. direct
b. indirect
Objective – Describe the relationship between the tilt of Earth's axis and its yearly orbit around the Sun.
9. When Northern Hemisphere tilts towards the Sun its summer. The Southern Hemisphere tilts
______from the Sun and it is winter.
a. Near
b. Neither towards nor away
c. Away
10. Summer and winter are not caused by the earth moving farther away from the Sun.
a. True
b. False
11. Shep Sherman was found…
a. guilty.
b. not guilty.
Objective – Describe the relationship between the tilt of Earth's axis and its yearly orbit around the Sun.
Science Court – Seasons Video Worksheet - Key
1. In June, people in Australia called the season…
d. Winter
2. This force keeps the Earth in orbit around the Sun.
b. Gravity
3. As summer approaches, the Earth is moving ________ the Sun.
a. away from (3 choices)
4. This is the average of the weather at a place over a long period of time.
b. Climate
5. Earth spins on its axis
a. True (2 choices)
6. This causes the seasons.
d. The tilt of the Earth
7. The Earth spins on its axis with a tilt of about _____1/3o. (Enter a number)
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8. When Earth is tilted towards the sun we receive ____________ sun rays.
a. direct (2 choices)
9. When Northern Hemisphere tilts towards the Sun its summer. The Southern Hemisphere tilts
______from the Sun and it is winter.
c. away
10. Summer and winter are not caused by the earth moving farther away from the Sun.
b. False (2 choices)
Objective – Describe the relationship between the tilt of Earth's axis and its yearly orbit around the Sun.
11. Shep Sherman was found…
b. not guilty
Objective – Describe the relationship between the tilt of Earth's axis and its yearly orbit around the Sun.
Science Court – Seasons Video Worksheet
Scoring Guide
11 – 4
10 – 3.5
9–3
8 – 2.5
7–2
6 – 1.5
5–1
1-4 – .5
0–0
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