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# Rotation of Earth

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## Rotation of Earth

How the Earth rotates around its axis.

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## Rotation of Earth

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How the Earth rotates around its axis.

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## Why? Tell Me Why! Earth Spin

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We all know the Earth spins round and round, but did you know it's slowing down? Watch this video for the answer.

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## Earth Rotation and Revolution Around a Moving Sun

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Learn more about how the earth rotates and revolves around the sun, which in turn moves around the galaxy.

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## Ocean Motion: Lesson 2 "Traveling on a Rotating Sphere"

Students investigate the relationship between Earth's rotation, convection, the Coriolis Effect, and trade winds. Includes pre and post assessment with answer keys, and student investigation.

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## Student Guide to Ocean Motion: Lesson 2 "Traveling on a Rotating Sphere"

Online student guide for Ocean Motion: Lesson 2 "Traveling on a Rotating Sphere".

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## Rotation of Earth Quiz

Quiz on Rotation of Earth

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## Rotation of Earth Practice

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Practice Rotation of Earth questions

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## Rotation of Earth Quiz - MS ES

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Reviews how Earth rotates around its axis.

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## Rotation of Earth Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Rotation of Earth.

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To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.

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To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.

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To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.

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To activate prior knowledge, to generate questions about a given topic, and to organize knowledge using a KWL Chart.

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## Everybody Jump Now!

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Even though there are now more than 7 billion people on Earth, we can't change the planet's orbit.

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## Gravity and Orbits

Shows how distance between bodies affects gravity and orbits.

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## Revolutions and Rotations of the Earth

This study guide summarizes the key points of Revolutions of Earth and Rotation of Earth. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.

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## Rotation of Earth

This link provides images of the Earth at any chosen time from the Sun, Moon, North or South Pole.

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