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Earth’s Orbit & Rotation

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  • The earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours.
  • The earth orbits around the sun every 365.25 days.
  • Earth’s rotation causes observable patterns like night & day.
  • Earth’s orbit causes some stars to be visible only in certain months.
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Level 1

What is one pattern we observe because of Earth’s rotation? Explain.

Level 2

Draw a diagram of Earth’s orbit and rotation. Label the “orbit” and “rotation.”

Level 3

Explain why we need a leap year. Is it because of Earth’s orbit or rotation?