Solar Heating ReasoningIn class discussion we have determined that one or more of these the most likely answers to:
I can explain why the Earth is warmer near the equator and cooler near the poles due to the uneven heating of Earth by the Sun
- The Earth's elliptical orbit brings the Earth closer or farther from the sun.
- The equator is just that much closer to the sun than the higher latitudes.
- Sunlight hits more directly on the equator than the higher latitudes.