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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. total eclipse
  2. tide
  3. planet
  4. umbra
  5. clockwise
  1. a in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
  2. b the rise and fall of the sea level because of the gravitational pull of the moon and sun
  3. c a large "body" that revolves around a star
  4. d an eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured
  5. e the darkest part of a shadow

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator (winter and summer)
  2. the angle at which a planet's axis tilts
  3. Moon phase that looks like a "sliver" of Moon; during the week before and the week after a New Moon
  4. partial shadow (not as dark)
  5. an eclipse in which the eclipsed body is only partially obscured

5 True/False questions

  1. lunar eclipseOccurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth.


  2. longitudeDistance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degrees


  3. stara celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy and light


  4. orbitthe path of one celestial body (ie. planet or moon) in its revolution about another


  5. artificial satelliteman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon


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