Chapter 22: The Sun-Earth-Moon System Review
The Earth rotates on its axis once every _____.
In the northern hemisphere, the _____ occurs on June 21 or 22.
When the sun is at its most northern or southern position from the equator.
When the sun is directly over the equator.
When the surface of the moon that faces the Earth is lit up, there is a _____.
_____ are dark-colored, relatively flat regions of the moon's surface formed when interior lava filled large basins.
A _____ occurs when the moon moves directly between the sun and Earth and casts a shadow on the Earth.
The imaginary line around which Earth spins is called its _____.
The yearly orbit of earth around the sun is called its _____.
In the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs when the sun reaches its furthest point _____.
The phase of the moon that immediately precedes the new moon is the _____.
More of the lighted surface of the moon is facing Earth.
A _____ occurs when the moon travels into the Earth's shadow.
Phase in which the lit side of the moon is facing away from the Earth.
_____ occurs on March 20 or 21 in the northern hemisphere.
The _____ are caused by the tilt of the Earth.