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How long does it take for the earth to make one complete rotation?
It takes 24 hours.
In what direction does the earth rotate?
It rotates in the direction west to east.
Does the sun really set in the west? Explain.
No. The earth is just turning away from the sun.
What causes day and night?
The earth rotates and turns. During daytime we are facing the sun. When the earth turns away we are at night.
Does the sun or the earth move? Explain.
The Earth moves around the sun while turning in circles, but the sun doesn’t move.