Students can go through AP State Board 8th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 3 Earth Movements and Seasons to understand and remember the concept easily.
AP State Board Syllabus 8th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 3 Earth Movements and Seasons
→ Human beings live along with a large community of plants and animals.
→ It snows heavily in the northern countries during winter.
→ In the region of the north pole, the sun is visible during the nighttime also.
→ The sun illuminates one-half of the earth at any given movement.
→ Rotation helps the entire earth to get heat and light on a daily basis.
→ The earth revolves around the sun while rotating around its own axis.
→ There are 3 temperature belts on the earth-Torrid, Temperate and Frigid Zones.
→ The duration of the day and night at the poles is six months each.
→ The sun does not rise high in the sky but only stays just above the sunrise point. It is also called the horizon.
→ The polar region is called the ‘Land of the midnight sun”.
→ The top of the axis keeps pointing to the pole star and this is called the polarity of the axis.
→ Seasons are quite opposite in the northern and southern hemispheres.
→ Seasons: Seasons occur on the earth due to the differences in temperatures.
→ The curvature of the Earth: Earth The earth’s surface being curved.
→ Earth’s Tilt: Move into a sloping position. The Earth’s tilt at 23 1/2°.
→ Snow Fall: In the extreme north and on high altitudes there is snowfall instead of rainfall.
→ Temperature belts: There are three temperature belts on the earth.
- Tropical belt
- Temperate belt
- Polar belt
→ ‘Horizon: In the north pole, the sun does not rise high in the sky but only stays just above the sunrise point. This is called the Horizon.