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The Sun and the Seasons

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The Sun and the Seasons
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 2 to 4
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.84

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    hemisphere, tilt, rays, axis, section, longer, nights, actually, direct, northern, helpful, toward, year, southern, means, want


The Sun and the Seasons
By Erin Horner
  

1     Do you want to know a secret? The Earth is tilted! Really, it is! The Earth orbits the sun on a tilted axis. Don't worry, it's not broken! This tilt is actually very helpful. It helps to create our seasons. The Earth orbits around the sun all year long. When the northern hemisphere is tilting toward the sun, that hemisphere experiences summer. That part of the Earth receives the most direct rays of the sun. This makes the summer weather hot. While the northern hemisphere is pointing toward the sun, the southern hemisphere is tilting away from it. This means that the sun's rays are indirectly hitting the southern hemisphere. Shorter days and .....
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