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Science Chap. 13

Vocabulary
STUDY
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planet
A moon revolves around a _______.
crater
a low, bowl shaped area on the surface of the moon
rocks and dust
From Earth, the moon looks gray because of _____________.
water
There is no liquid _________ on the moon.
temperatures
The moon has extreme _________.
Craters are formed from _____________.
objects falling from space.
Gravity
is weaker on the moon so things feel lighter.
29 1/2 days
One lunar cycle takes about ________.
waxing
When the moon is _________ more of it is visible from Earth each night.
waning
When the moon is ______ less of it is visible from the Earth at night.
eclipse
when one body in space blocks light from reaching another body in space
lunar eclispe
when the moon passes through Earth's shadow
solar eclipse
when the moon casts a shadow on Earth