5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a Moon phase in which more than half of the Moon appears to be illuminated. Rounded outwards.
- b all of space and everything in it (made up of galaxies)
- c an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles
- d an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator measured in degrees
- e a large "body" that revolves around a star
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the angle at which a planet's axis tilts
- sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth of angles greater than 45°
- Is the difference in the water level between the high tide and the low tide.
- time when the sun is shining most directly on the meridian on the "other side" of the earth from your current position.
- name for the star at the center of our solar system
5 True/False Questions
orbit → an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles
clockwise → the day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator (winter and summer)
partial eclipse → an eclipse as seen from a place where the eclipsed body is completely obscured
crescent → Moon phase that looks like a "sliver" of Moon; during the week before and the week after a New Moon
galaxy → a collection of solar systems held together by gravity