5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- periodic rising and falling of the surface level of an ocean and other waters resulting from the gravitational attraction of the moon and the sun on the solid and liquid surfaces of Earth.
- the velocity an object travels (speed and direction) as it orbits another object
- the total amount of matter in an object; not dependent upon gravitational pull.
- a force of attraction between two objects; the strength of force is due to the mass and distance between the two objects.
- a tide that reaches maximum height for a given part of the day
4 True/False Questions
spring tide → Higher-than-normal high tide during a full moon and the Sun, Earth, Moon are in a line
neap tide → Lower-than-normal high tides that occur during first and third moon and the Sun, Earth, Moon are at a 90 degree angle
orbital period → the velocity an object travels (speed and direction) as it orbits another object
weight → a measure of the force of gravity on an object