The ___ is the center of our solar system.
The sun is a ____.
There are _____ planets in our solar system.
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.
List the order of the planets from the Sun.
The smallest planet is _______.
The largest planet is _______.
The planet closest in size to the Earth is _____.
In 2006 astronomers decided that _____ was not a planet but a dwarf planet or plutoid.
Most anceint people thought the Earth was ____.
The Earth rotates on its ____.
North Pole, South Pole
The top of the axis is called the _____ ____ and the bottom of the axis is called the _____ ____.
While Earth rotating on its axis, it is is also revolving around the ___.
It takes ___ days for the Earth to make one complete revolution around the Sun.
The tilt of the _____ on its axis changes the angle that the rays of the ___ hit the surface of the Earth. This is what causes seasons.
The Northern and Southern Hemispheres have ________ _______.
The seasons ___ ___ caused by a part of the Earth being closer or farther from the Sun.
The Earth has how many moons?
It takes about ___ _____ for the Moon to make one complete revolution around the Earth.
The Moon passes through ____ major phases during a cycle that repeats itself every ____ days.
New, First Quarter, Full and Third Quarter
Name the four major phases of the moon.