When Light Hits a Sphere

Why is it always hotter in Brazil than it is in Antarctica?

Some places in the world are usually a lot hotter than others, but why is that? Think about where our heat comes from … it comes from the Sun’s rays reaching out to Earth. In this section, you will learn that the Sun does not give the same amount of heat to every part of the planet, and you will learn why too. Here’s a hint: it has to do with angles.

What you’ll learn:

  • The reason why some parts of Earth are always hotter than other parts of the Earth.

Lesson Includes

  • 7 Sections