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Length of Seasons

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Each of Earth's seasons lasts approximately three months.

Which of the following would cause the length of Earth's seasons to change?

A

A change in the length of time required for Earth to revolve around the Sun.

B

A change in the length of time required for Earth to rotate once on its axis.

C

A change in the relative output of solar radiation as the Sun cycles through its own seasons.

D

An increase or decrease in the intensity of solar storms.

E

Climate change on Earth, which would relate to cloud cover that affects insolation (incoming solar radiation).