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5 Matching Questions

  1. planet
  2. gibbous
  3. axis
  4. latitude
  5. universe
  1. a Moon phase in which more than half of the Moon appears to be illuminated. Rounded outwards.
  2. b all of space and everything in it (made up of galaxies)
  3. c an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles
  4. d an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator measured in degrees
  5. e a large "body" that revolves around a star

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the angle at which a planet's axis tilts
  2. sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth of angles greater than 45°
  3. Is the difference in the water level between the high tide and the low tide.
  4. time when the sun is shining most directly on the meridian on the "other side" of the earth from your current position.
  5. name for the star at the center of our solar system

5 True/False Questions

  1. orbitan imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles

          

  2. clockwisethe day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator (winter and summer)

          

  3. partial eclipsean eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured

          

  4. crescentMoon phase that looks like a "sliver" of Moon; during the week before and the week after a New Moon

          

  5. galaxya collection of solar systems held together by gravity

          

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