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Glossary of Earth Science Regents Review 2

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How many hours of daylight does the Equator always have?
12 hrs of daylight
The lower the altitude of the Sun is, the _____ the shadow is.
LONGER
At NOON in the Northern Hemisphere that shadow always points_____.
NORTH
What evidence is there for ROTAION?
FOUCAULT PENDULUM
What does the Coriolis Effect do?
Deflects wind to the right in the Northern Hemisphere
When is the Earth closer to the Sun?
WINTER!
When the planet is closer to the Sun the planets orbit will go faster or slower?
FASTER
Define Geocentric
The Earth's centered Universe
Define Heliocentric
The Sun's centered universe
Black_______ and white_______
black absorbs and white reflects

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