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5 Matching questions

  1. Nicolaus Capernicus
  2. 365.24 days
  3. penumbra
  4. waning
  5. Aristole
  1. a proposed heliocentric theory
  2. b observed earth casting curved shadow on moon
  3. c lighter outer part of shadow
  4. d decreasing in size
  5. e time it takes for earth to evolves around sun

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. longest day of year around june 21-22
  2. 1st to calculate the circumfernece of th earth in 240 BC using the legnth of shadows in two cities
  3. time it takes for earth to rotate, we round to 24
  4. we see all of lit side
  5. tilt of earth in degrees

5 True/False questions

  1. third quarterwe see right half of side


  2. revolvesto orbit around another object


  3. umbralighter outer part of shadow


  4. Ptolemyobserved ships apearing and disappearing on horizon


  5. solar eclipsemoon casts shadow on earth