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Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey--Tilt

49 minutes 16 seconds

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Earth spins around its axis at an angle of 23 degrees. This means that as Earth orbits the sun, different parts of the planet get more or less exposure to the sun. The tilt of the Earth is responsible for the seasons, climate, and weather. Part of the "Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey" series.

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Earth spinning on its orbit, the equator of earth is tilted downward and eastward.
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Episode 1
48 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A photo depicts the earth spinning in its orbit, where the equator and tropic of cancer are highlighted. Caption: June
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Episode 2
49 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Earth spinning on its orbit, the tilt of earth's central axis along the vertical axis is highlighted.
Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey
Episode 3
49 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12