The earth’s axis of rotation is always tilted 23.5° from which of the following?

  1. The equator
  2. A line through the earth that connects the North and South Poles
  3. The line between the center of the earth and the center of the sun
  4. The line perpendicular to the plane of the earth’s path around the sun
Distribution of Responses
Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item CL092002
Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 438 2263 19%
Grades
  6–8 208 1151 18%
  9–12 229 1107 21%
Gender
  Male215108120%
  Female209109719%
Primary Language
  English378194719%
  Other3721018%

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