When the amount of the Moon's lighted surface seen on Earth increases
An elongated, closed curve
Waning Moon phase in which only one-half of the lighted side of the Moon can be seen from Earth
A round, three-dimensional object whose surface is the same distance from its center at all points
The changing appearances of the Moon as seen from Earth
When all of the Moon's surface that faces Earth is lit up
When the Moon temporarily blocks the sunlight reaching Earth
Waxing Moon phase in which one-half of the Moon's lighted side can be seen from Earth
Reached when the Sun's position is directly over Earth's equator
The imaginary line around which a planet such as Earth spins
When the Moon is between Earth and the Sun and cannot be seen
The spinning of Earth on its axis
When Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
When the amount of the Moon's lighted side that can be seen becomes smaller
The point at which the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
Part of the Moons shadow that you must be in to see a total solar eclipse
Earth rotates on its axis about once every ______.
Night and day on Earth are caused by Earth's
The summer solstice begins in _____ in the northern hemisphere
The summer solstice begins in _____ in the southern hemisphere
Daylight hours are ______ for the hemisphere tilted toward the Sun.
You are more likely in their lifetime to see a total ______ eclipse
If you followed a compass needle, pointing north, you would end up at the _________ north pole of Earth.
Earth is farthest from the Sun in _________
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