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orbit
the oval shaped path earth takes around the sun
revolution
one full trip around the sun; it takes 365 1/4 days
axis
the imaginary line the earth rotates on, that runs from the north to the south pole
rotation
a full, 24 hour turn earth makes on its axis
exinox
day is as long as night
solstice
longest day
hight latitudes
between artcitc circle and poles
low latitudes
between tropic of cancer and tropic of capricorn; receives direct sun, almost always hot
middle latitudes
or temerate zones receive fairly indirect sun, have seasons between eq area and poles