Unit 8 Sun, Earth, & Moon
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the North and South poles
a rounded part that swells out
the phase of the moon in which only a curved edge of the moon's side that faced earth is illuminated
the imaginary center line of latitude that divides the northern and southern hemispheres
moon phase when the entire side facing Earth is illuminated.
shape of the Moon that is greater than a quarter moon, but not full
one half of the sphere that makes up Earth's surface
the time at which the tide reaches its highest level
not directly caused by or resulting from something
relating to the moon
a tide of minimum range that occurs during the first and third quarters of the moon
a moon that is completely dark because it's unlit side is facing Earth
the transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves
the movement of an object around another object
a spinning motion of a planet about its axis
caused by the tilt of Earth on its axis as it revolves around the Sun
having to do with the sun
a tide of increased range that occurs two times a month, at the new and full moons.
the tilt of the earth is at a 23.5 degree angle and it causes the seasons.
to increase gradually in size. The illuminated part of the moon is getting bigger.
to decrease gradually in size. The illuminated part of the moon is getting smaller.
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