5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Retrograde Motion
- Neritic Zone
- Spiral Galaxy
- a The marine life zone that extends from the low tideline out to the shelf break.
- b an area of the Sun that is cooler and not as bright as surrounding areas and that is caused by the Sun's intense magnetic field
- c The apparent westward motion of the planets with respect to the stars.
- d A flattened, rotating galaxy, like the Milky Way.
- e The view that the Sun is at the center of the universe.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the apparent deflective force of Earth's rotation on all free-moving objects, including the atmosphere and oceans; Deflection is to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere
- A number given to a celestial object to express its relative brightness
- A chain of thermonuclear reactions by which nuclei of hydrogen are built up into nuclei of helium.
- The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time.
- An eclipse of the Moon
5 True/False Questions
Infrared → Radiation closest to red with a wavelength from .7 to 200 micrometers.
Spicule → The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time.
H-R diagram → A band along the ecliptic containing the 12 constellations of the zodiac.
Terrigenous Sediment → Any of the Earth-like planets including Mercury, Venus, Mars, and Earth.
Reflecting Telescope → the steep gradient that leads to the deep-ocean floor and marks the seaward edge of the continental shelf