This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
Many people think that the seasons results from the changes in the Earth Sun distance this belief is incorrect. In fact, the amount of solar energy per unit of Earth’s surface area depends on latitude. Let’s start, explore and find out more.
MOST ESSENTIAL LEARNING COMPETENCIES:
- Use models to relate the latitude of an area to the amount of energy the area receives.
After going through this module you are expected to:
1. identify the important lines of latitude.
2. explain how the latitude affects the amount of energy received in an area.
3. determine the relation between the lines of latitude and seasons.