BCS Objects in the Sky Part 1
Terms in this set (15)
An imaginary line going straight through the Earth from the north to the south pole. The Earth rotates on this imaginary line.
One of the four quarters the year is commonly divided into. (Fall, Summer, Winter, Spring)
The slant of an object.
The variable that depends on other factors to change. (For example your test score could depend on how much you participate in class.)
The variable that causes the other variable change in the other variable you are measuring.
A graph that uses an x-axis and a y-axis along with the points created by the two variables to visually show how the change in one variable affects the other variable.
The horizontal line on a coordinate graph, it represents the independent variable.
The vertical line on a coordinate graph, it represents the dependent variable.
To move completely around another object.
To move in an orbit around a center.
The completion of one orbit around a center. (The Earth completes one of these in one year.)
To turn about an axis or center, to spin.
The completion of one spin or turn around an axis. (The Earth completes one of these in one day.)
It is the amount of time it takes the moon to orbit the Earth, about 29 days.
The time it takes the Earth to orbit one complete time around the sun, about 365 days.