1. On your answer sheet, Shade in the night side with a blue colored pencil and the day side a color pencil. 2. Use the following terms below to label each diagram of the Earth and the Sun. WORD BANK: Earth Sun Day Night 3. What causes day and night on Earth? 4. How long does it take the Earth to rotate once? 5. What direction does the Earth rotate? Sun’s Rays 1. Label the diagram on your answer sheet using the following terms… WORD BANK: Sun Earth Earth’s Orbit Gravity Inertia Revolution 2. How long does one revolution around the Sun take Earth? 3. How do gravity and inertia work together to keep the planets in their orbit? Figure A Use Figure A to answer questions 3 – 5. 4. Is this a good diagram of the geocentric model? Why or why not? 5. Which planet does the Sun have the greatest gravitational pull on? 6. Would Copernicus support this model? Why or Why not? 1. Most places on Earth outside the tropics and polar regions have 4 distinct seasons. List the 4 seasons in table on your answer sheet. 2. What are the names of the first days of each season? Record them on your answer sheet. 3. What are the approximate start and end dates of the 4 seasons? Record them on your answer sheet. 4. What is one of the causes of the seasons here on Earth? 5. Using page 11 in textbook as a guide, label the seasons diagram on your answer sheet. Include each season and the start date. 1. Where on Earth does sunlight hit most directly throughout the year? 2. Where on Earth does sunlight arrive at a steep angle and spread out further? 3. As a result of the information in question 1 and 2, which location is warmer? 4. Using Figure 4 on page 10 in your textbook…On your answer sheet, please color the Earth red in areas where is receives the most direct sunlight. 5. Using Figure 4 on page 10 in your textbook…On your answer sheet, please color the Earth blue in areas where it receives the less direct sunlight. 6. Why (in terms of sun light strength) do people travel to Florida and Caribbean during our cold months in New York?