5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- solar system
- direct sunlight
- a sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth of angles greater than 45°
- b name for the star at the center of our solar system
- c the group of objects consisting of the Sun and all the bodies that orbit it
- d the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Earth or Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis
- e the darkest part of a shadow
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth.
- a change in climate caused by a change in the amount of solar energy due to the axial tilt of the earth as it revolves around the sun
- Is the difference in the water level between the high tide and the low tide.
- When the tidal range is greatest. (full moon and new moon) (High high tides and low low tides)
- time when the sun is shining most directly on the meridian on the "other side" of the earth from your current position.
5 True/False Questions
time zone → one of the standard areas into which the earth is divided; they correspond to the 24 hours in a day
total eclipse → an eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured
star → the period of time that it takes for a planet to make a complete revolution around its star
clockwise → in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
astronomical unit → the angle at which a planet's axis tilts