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Flashcards in The Globe - Earth's Rotation On Its Axis Deck (5)
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1

What is the earths axis?

An imaginary line joining the North and South poles which rotates once every 24 hours and runs through the centre of the Earth,

2

Why does the one half of the earth experience day while the other half experiences night?

Because the earth is a sphere 🌍

3

How long does the earth takes to complete a full rotation?

24 hours

4

How many degrees does the earth go through in a full rotation?

360 degrees

5

What does rotate mean?

To turn around a centre or axis