What Causes the Seasons?



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Task:

1) Why can Australians spend Christmas sunbathing on the beach whilst we are wrapping up to keep warm? Use the information above to explain why?


2) What is the Autumn Equinox? Follow the link and write a paragraph answering the question.




Tides






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Task:

1) Explain using text or a diagram what causes the tide.

2) Explain what Spring and Neap Tides are and why they occur.



More on the Bay of Fundy's high tides and how we might be able to use them to generate electricity.