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TCS 3rd Grade SCIENCE Constellations

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comet
A frozen chunk of ice, dust, & rock that orbits the sun.
asteroid
A chunk of rock & metal that orbits the sun.
meteor
A meteoroid that burns up as it enters the earth's atmosphere.
meterorite
A meteoroid that does not burn up and lands on the earth's surface.
constellation
A group of stars that form a pattern that looks like an animal, person, or object.
star
1. A _______ is a glowing ball of burning gases.
gravity
___________ is the force pulling together all objects in the universe.
meteoroid
A __________ is a small rock particle of an asteroid or comet.
astronomy
The study of the universe, including the sun, planets, and all other objects in space is called _____________.
spiral
A galaxy that looks like a pinwheel and his arms that branch out from the center is called a ___________ galaxy.
Milky Way
The _______ _____ is the name of our galaxy.
Big Dipper
The constellation that is part fo the Great Bear is the _____ ___________.
irregular
An _________ galaxy has no shape
telescope
A ____________ MAKES THINGS THAT ARE FAR AWAY APPEAR CLOSER.
right
BY FINDING THE NORTH STAR, EAST WILL BE TO THE ___________, WEST TO THE LEFT, SOUTH WILL BE BEHIND A PERSON. BY KNOWING DIRECTIONS A PERSON CAN FIND HIS OR HER WAY OUT OF THE WOODS.
North Star
_________ __________ is always found in the same place in the night sky.