Earth and Space Science
Terms in this set (17)
The imaginary line that runs through the north and the south pole of the Earth.
The turning of the Earth on its axis
The movement of the Earth around the sun.
The path the Earth takes around the sun
When the moon appears to be growing
When the moon appears to be shrinking moon
A group of stars that forms a pattern
a body in space that orbits a larger body
Our closest star
the gas phase of water that is invisible.
the process in which liquid becomes a gas
the process in which water vapor (gas) in the air turns into liquid water
the process in which water falls from clouds in the sky in the form of rain, snow, sleet or hail
the process in which water within plants evaporates into the atmosphere
water that flows along the Earth's surface
the level below the ground that is saturated with water.
an underground layer of rock, sediment (usually sand or gravel), or soil that can contain water