Northerners have cold days in January because

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the . Earth is farthest from the Sun in January. . the sunlight takes a longer route to get to the Earth in January. . the . Sun is lower in the sky in January. . El . Nino is always . strongest in . ID: 407210 Download Presentation

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Northerners have cold days in January because the Earth is farthest from the Sun in January. the sunlight takes a longer route to get to the Earth in January. the Sun is lower in the sky in January. El Nino is always strongest in January.

An Assessment

Best procedures: read quietly to yourself

(so you don’t give any

sub

conscious

clues)

As the instructor, we read it too, for timing, then ask if anyone needs more time

If not, it’s time to vote simultaneously—use your fingers, right in front of your chest so others don’t see (anonymous)

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Another

Which of the following statements help explain why summer days tend to be hotter than winter days?

In

that region

,

The day is longer.

The Earth’s surface receives more light per unit area.

The light is coming directly from the Sun.

Just a

Just c

a and c

a and b

b

and c

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What would the days and seasons be like in Houston if the Earth still rotated at the same speed, but the Earth’s axis were tilted nearly 50 degrees on its side instead of 23 degrees?

Both days and seasons would last half a year.

The days would be the same length, but the seasons would be half a year long.

There would be no seasons, but days would be 6 months long.

The days and seasons would be the same lengths as ours, but the seasons would have more extreme temperature changes.

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In which case(s) can the Earth, Sun, and Moon be in a straight line, as seen from above the solar system? full Moon only first quarter and third (or last) quarter new Moon only both full and new Moon This can happen at any phase of the Moon.

An Assessment

Best procedures: read quietly to yourself

(so you don’t give any

sub

conscious

clues)

As the instructor, we read it too, for timing, then ask if anyone needs more time

If not, it’s time to vote simultaneously—use your fingers, right in front of your chest so others don’t see (anonymous)

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Another

If the Moon was third quarter last Saturday, what phase will it be this Saturday?

at or very near first quarter

waning crescent

waxing gibbous

at or very near new

any of the above, depending upon other factors.

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When the Moon is in its last quarter, when does it rise and set?

sunrise

, sunset

midnight, noon

sunset

, sunrise

noon

, midnight

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