Lunar Cycle, Tides & Eclipses TEST
Occurs when an object casts a shadow on another object.
|Force of Gravity||This pulls the earth and moon toward each other.|
|Neap Tide||Occurs when the sun is at right angles to the Earth and the moon.|
|Penumbra||A person standing in here would see a partial solar eclipse.|
|Umbra||A person standing in here would see a total solar eclipse.|
|Spring Tide||Occurs when the sun, moon and Earth line up.|
|Tides||Caused by the moon's pull on different parts of earth|
|Solar Eclipse|| |
Occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun.
|Lunar Eclipse|| |
Occurs at a full moon when the Earth is between the moon and the sun.
|Moon phases||Caused by how much of the sunlit side faces the Earth.|
|Moon||In a solar eclipse, this blocks the sun's light.|
|Earth||In a lunar eclipse, this blocks the sun's light.|
|Umbra||Which is a smaller, darker, cone shaped area, the umbra or penumbra?|
|Four||How many tides are there each day?|
|High Tide||This tide happens on the side of the earth that faces the moon AND on the opposite side of the earth.|
|Low Tide||This tide happens on the sides of the earth facing AWAY from the moon.|
|Spring Tides||These tides can be very high or very low. The earth, moon and sun line up in a straight line.|
|Neap Tides||These tides are not too high or too low. The earth, moon and sun are in an L shape, or right angle.|
|29.5 days||How long it takes the moon to make one full revolution around the earth.|
|Moon||The same side of this satellite always faces the earth.|
|29.5 days||The length of the lunar cycle.|
|New Moon||The sky is dark when this moon is in the sky.|
|Full Moon||The sky is bright when this moon is in the sky.|
|Time||The moon rises and sets at a different ________ each day.|
|Right side||After a new moon, this side of the moon is illuminated first.|
|Moon phases|| |
Go to your Quizlet set called Moon Phases (pictures only) and be able to match the picture to the name of the 8 phases!
|25 days||The length of the TIDE cycle.|
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