What causes seasons?

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by Andrew Beck - Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 2:34 PM
 

Reason for our seasons:

   1. The tilt of Earth

   2. The rotation of Earth

   3. The distance from Earth to the sun

Why is it warm in June? Because the Earth is tilted closer to the sun at that time.

Why is it cold in January? Because the Earth is tilted farther away from the sun.