Cycles 3rd grade
This set will cover VA SOL 3.8 about cycles in nature.
Terms in this set (12)
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
The movement of an object around another object
The rising and lowering of ocean due mostly to the pull of gravity of the moon.
Phases of the moon
The changes in the moons appearance from New moon to first quarter, full moon, and third quarter.
The phase where none of the moon can be seen from Earth.
The phase where all of the side of the moon facing Earth is lit up.
First Quarter Moon
The phase where only the right side of the moon facing Earth is lit up.
Third Quarter Moon
The phase where only the left side of the moon facing Earth is lit up.
The time it takes for the Moon to revolve once around the Earth
The time it takes for the Earth to rotate once on its axis
The time it takes for the Earth to revolve once around the Sun
The imaginary line that goes through the center of the Earth (Earth spins on its axis.)