# EVERYDAY SCIENCE

## SCIENCE

### EARTH SCIENCE

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
One day on Earth is equivalent to:(MS-ESS1-1)
 A One revolution B One rotation C One elliptical D None of the above
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -Earth makes one complete rotation on its axis every 23 hours and 56 minutes, which is rounded up to 24 hours. Does this time sound familiar? The 24 hours that Earth takes to make one rotation is equal to one day.

Detailed explanation-2: -Earth spins on its axis, and it takes one day to do so. In one day Earth makes one rotation on its axis. Earth also travels on an elliptical orbit around the Sun. And it takes one year to make a complete trip.

Detailed explanation-3: -Earth revolves in orbit around the sun in 365 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes with reference to the stars, at a speed ranging from 29.29 to 30.29 km/s.

Detailed explanation-4: -What is one day in space equivalent to on Earth? A sol is slightly longer than an Earth day. It is approximately 24 hours, 39 minutes, 35 seconds long.

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