What causes seasons on earth?

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The rotation of the earth on it's axis while orbiting around the suns determines the distance for each hemisphere causing them to grow warmer or cooler (in opposite seasons).

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The seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth's rotational axis away or toward the sun as it travels through its year-long path around the sun. The Earth has a tilt of 23.5 degrees relative to the "ecliptic plane"

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