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Title: Rotation


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Rotation Revolution Solar Lunar Eclipse
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Orbit the path the earth takes to travel around
the sun.
orbit
sun
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  • ROTATION

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Rotation the Earth spinning on its axis.
earth
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Period of Rotation The amount of time it takes
for this rotation to happen one day (24 hours)!
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  • REVOLUTION

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Revolution - the motion of the Earth orbiting
around the sun.
  • sun

earth
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Period of Revolution the amount of time it
takes for an object to orbit around the sun once
One year (365 Days).
earth
sun
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Every planet revolves around the Sun! The closer
you get to the sun the shorter the
revolution/orbit.
Shorter years
Longer years
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Rotation/Revolution Animation
  • http//esminfo.prenhall.com/science/geoanimations/
    animations/01_EarthSun_E2.html

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  • Review QUESTIONS

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What does each letter represent?
C
A
  • earth

sun
sun
B
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Rotation or Revolution?
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Rotation or Revolution?
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Rotation or Revolution?
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  • SOLAR ECLIPSE

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Solar Eclipse Details
Moon
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes
between the Earth and the sun.
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  • LUNAR ECLIPSE

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A Lunar Eclipse
During a Lunar Eclipse the Earths shadow falls
on the moon and the moon can look RED!!!
Moon
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The moon becomes a blood red color during a total
lunar eclipse. No wonder that ancient cultures
feared the appearance of the moon during a lunar
eclipse.
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Review Questions
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