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Earth Science Chapter 23-Section 1, QUIZ-The Sun-Earth-Moon System
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People use to think that Earth was flat and at the ________ of the universe.
Earth is now known to be a round, three-dimensional _________. (NOT A CIRCLE)
The _____ is an imaginary vertical line around which Earth spins
_______ is the spinning of Earth around its axis that causes day and night.
Earth has a __________ field with north and south poles
The magnetic _________ is an imaginary line joining Earth's magnetic poles.
Earth's magnetic axis does not _____ with its rotational axis.
The ________of the magnetic poles slowly changes over time.
A___________ is Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun.
Earth's orbit is an ________, or elongated, closed curve.
Because the sun is not centered in the ellipse, the __________ between Earth and the Sun changes during the year.
Earth's ________ causes seasons.
The hemisphere tilted toward the Sun receives more _______ hours than the hemisphere tilted away form the Sun.
The ________ period of sunlight is one reason summer is warmer than winter.
Earth's tilt causes the Sun's radiation to strike the hemisphere at different _________.
The hemisphere tilted toward the Sun receives more total ________ than the hemisphere tilted away from the Sun.
In the hemisphere tilted toward the Sun, the Sun appears _________ in the sky and the radiation strikes Earth more directly.
The _______ is the day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the ________.
The ________ solstice occurs June 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere.
The ________ solstice occurs December 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere.
the ______ is the day when the Sun is directly over the Earth's equator.
Daylight and nighttime hours are ______ all over the world.
The _________ equinox occurs on March 20 or 21 in the northern hemisphere.
The ________ equinox occurs on September 22 or 23 in the northern hemisphere.
Is Magnetic axis and Axis of rotation the same?
How many days does it takes Earth to make 1 revolution around the Sun?
The Moon _____________ on its axis
The Moon seems to shine because it reflects ____________.
The Moon's __________ are the different forms the Moon takes in its appearance from Earth.
A ____________occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun and cannot be seen
__________more of the illuminated half of the Moon that can be seen each night after the new moon
The first visible thin slice of the moon is the ___________.
During the ____________ half the lighted side of the Moon is visible
During the ________more than one quarter is visible
All of the Moon's lighted side is visible during a ____________.
During the ________ phases less of the illuminated half of the Moon is visible after the full moon.
The ___________starts after a full moon when more than half of the lighted side is still visible
Only half the Moon's lighted side is visible during the ___________ phase.
The last visible slice before a new moon is called the ___________.
The Moon completes its cycle of phases in about 29.5 days instead of 27.3 days because it is keeping up with Earth's ________around the Sun.
An _______ occurs when Earth or the Moon casts a shadow on the other.
During a_________the Moon moves directly between Earth and the Sun, shadowing part of Earth
Under the _________, or darkest part of the shadow, a total solar eclipse occurs
A partial solar eclipse happens in the lighter shadow on Earth's surface called the _______.
A total solar eclipse is visible only on a small area of _________.
A ___________ occurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
If the Moon is completely in Earth's umbra, a ______ lunar eclipse occurs
________ lunar eclipse occur when only part of the Moon moves into Earth's umbra, or the moon is totally in the penumbra
A total lunar eclipse is visible on the _____ side of Earth when the night is clear.
The Moon's surface has many depressions, or ______, formed from meteorites, asteroids, and comets
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