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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Eclipse
  2. New moon
  3. Tides
  4. Waning phases
  5. Space probe
  1. a daily changes in the level of the surface levels of Earth's oceans due to the gravitational pull of the Moon and the Sun
  2. b the shadow caused by a body blocking the light from another
  3. c none of the lighted side of the Moon faces the Earth
  4. d contains instruments and travels through space to gather information and transmit it back to Earth
  5. e the lighted side of the Moon gradually decreases

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. periods of time in Earth's year that have different numbers of hours of daylight and different angles to the Sun's rays because of Earth's tilted axis
  2. a piece of rock, smaller than a planet, that orbits the Sun; many are found orbiting in a region between Mars and Jupiter
  3. regions in outer space made up of billions of stars, gas, and dust clouds; they have different shapes - elliptical, spiral, irregular
  4. tides that are not as high or low as usual caused by the Sun and Moon being at right angles to the Earth; occur when the pull of the Sun and Moon act against each other
  5. the slightly oval shape of Earth's orbit around the Sun

5 True/False questions

  1. Tilt of Earth's axisthe name given to the spiral galaxy of which the Sun and its solar system are a part

          

  2. Solar eclipsewhen the Moon is directly between the Sun and Earth, blocking the Sun's light casting a shadow over a certain area on Earth

          

  3. Optical telescopean instrument that uses a large antenna to gather radio waves emitted from objects (stars and galaxies) in space
    Satellite (man-made) an object place in orbit that contains instruments and/or telescopes to collect information from space

          

  4. Milky Way Galaxythe name given to the spiral galaxy of which the Sun and its solar system are a part

          

  5. Full moonnone of the lighted side of the Moon faces the Earth

          

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