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Moon Phases - 7th grade

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waxing crescent
What phase is this?
phases
The different shapes that the Earth appears to have from night to night are ___.
full moon
Which lunar phase occurs two weeks after a new moon?
29.5 days
About how long does it take for the moon to revolve around the Earth once?
none
How much of light do we see when the sun, moon, and earth are in this position?
Q
If it's phase S today, what phase will it be in two weeks?
P
If it's phase R today, what phase will it be in two weeks?
the same side
Because the moon both rotates and revolves, we see ___ of the moon.
full moon
What phase will we see in this set-up of the sun. moon, Earth?
waxing
Light is on the right of the moon and it appears to be getting bigger.
waning
Light is on the left of the moon and it appears to be getting smaller.
first quarter
What phase is this?
waxing gibbous
What phase is this?
waning gibbous
What phase is this?
waning crescent
What phase is this?
third quarter
What phase is this?
rotation
When an object spins on its axis it is called ___.
revolution
When one object goes around another object it is called ___.
terminator
the line between the light and dark side of the moon

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