TCS 3rd Grade SCIENCE Constellations

16 terms by doctorT

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

comet

A frozen chunk of ice, dust, & rock that orbits the sun.

asteroid

A chunk of rock & metal that orbits the sun.

meteor

A meteoroid that burns up as it enters the earth's atmosphere.

meterorite

A meteoroid that does not burn up and lands on the earth's surface.

constellation

A group of stars that form a pattern that looks like an animal, person, or object.

star

1. A _______ is a glowing ball of burning gases.

gravity

___________ is the force pulling together all objects in the universe.

meteoroid

A __________ is a small rock particle of an asteroid or comet.

astronomy

The study of the universe, including the sun, planets, and all other objects in space is called _____________.

spiral

A galaxy that looks like a pinwheel and his arms that branch out from the center is called a ___________ galaxy.

Milky Way

The _______ _____ is the name of our galaxy.

Big Dipper

The constellation that is part fo the Great Bear is the _____ ___________.

irregular

An _________ galaxy has no shape

telescope

A ____________ MAKES THINGS THAT ARE FAR AWAY APPEAR CLOSER.

right

BY FINDING THE NORTH STAR, EAST WILL BE TO THE ___________, WEST TO THE LEFT, SOUTH WILL BE BEHIND A PERSON. BY KNOWING DIRECTIONS A PERSON CAN FIND HIS OR HER WAY OUT OF THE WOODS.

North Star

_________ __________ is always found in the same place in the night sky.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set