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5 Matching questions

  1. umbra
  2. astronomy
  3. solstice
  4. weight
  5. tide
  1. a the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
  2. b the periodic rise and fall of the level of water in the ocean
  3. c The two days of the year on which the sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator
  4. d the force of gravity on an object
  5. e the darkest part of a shadow

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the movement of an object around another object
  2. the scientific law that states that an object at rest will stay at rest and an object in motion will stay in motion with a constant speed and direction unless acted on by a force
  3. an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the north and south poles, about which Earth rotates
  4. attractive force between two objects that depends on the masses of the objects and the distance between them
  5. a system of organizing time that defines the beginning, length, and divisions of a year

5 True/False questions

  1. cratersa large round pit caused by the impact of a meteoroid


  2. meteoroida device built to observe distant objects by making them appear closer


  3. equinoxthe partial or total blocking of one object in space by another


  4. law of universal gravitationthe scientific law that states that every object in the universe attracts every other object


  5. neap tidethe tide with the least difference between consecutive low and high tides


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