Occurs when an object casts a shadow on another object.
Force of Gravity
This pulls the earth and moon toward each other.
Occurs when the sun is at right angles to the Earth and the moon.
A person standing in here would see a partial solar eclipse.
A person standing in here would see a total solar eclipse.
Occurs when the sun, moon and Earth line up.
Caused by the moon's pull on different parts of earth
Occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun.
Occurs at a full moon when the Earth is between the moon and the sun.
Caused by how much of the sunlit side faces the Earth.
In a solar eclipse, this blocks the sun's light.
In a lunar eclipse, this blocks the sun's light.
Which is a smaller, darker, cone shaped area, the umbra or penumbra?
How many tides are there each day?
This tide happens on the side of the earth that faces the moon AND on the opposite side of the earth.
This tide happens on the sides of the earth facing AWAY from the moon.
These tides can be very high or very low. The earth, moon and sun line up in a straight line.
These tides are not too high or too low. The earth, moon and sun are in an L shape, or right angle.
How long it takes the moon to make one full revolution around the earth.
The same side of this satellite always faces the earth.
The length of the lunar cycle.
The sky is dark when this moon is in the sky.
The sky is bright when this moon is in the sky.
The moon rises and sets at a different ________ each day.
After a new moon, this side of the moon is illuminated first.
Go to your Quizlet set called Moon Phases (pictures only) and be able to match the picture to the name of the 8 phases!
The length of the TIDE cycle.