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Tangischools 8th grade Science Unit 5 Chapter 20 Lessons 2 and 3

Unit 5 Ch 20 L 2 and 3 vocabulary words
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maria
large, dark, flat areas on the Moon
phase
lit part of the Moon or a planet that can be seen from Earth
waning phase
occurs when less of the Moon's near side is lit each night
waxing phase
occurs when more of the Moon's near side is lit each night
lunar eclipse
occurs when the Moon moves into Earth's shadow
penumbra
lighter part of a shadow where light is partially blocked
solar eclipse
occurs when the Moon's shadow appears on Earth's surface
tide
daily rise and fall of sea level
umbra
central, darker part of a shadow where light is totally blocked