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Science- Sun, Earth, Moon
lunar phases
waxing phases
waning phases
29.5 days
The portion of the moon that reflects sunlight back to Earth.
During the lunar cycle, the amount of light that reflects bac…
During the lunar cycle, the amount of light that reflects bac…
the time it takes the moon to make one revolution of Earth
lunar phases
The portion of the moon that reflects sunlight back to Earth.
waxing phases
During the lunar cycle, the amount of light that reflects bac…
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Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
solar system
orbit
revolve
rotate
The sun is at the center with 8 planets that revolve around it.
The circular path an object takes around another (revolution).
The circles represent Earth moving around the Sun as the moon…
To spin on an axis take one day; 24 hours; night and day.
solar system
The sun is at the center with 8 planets that revolve around it.
orbit
The circular path an object takes around another (revolution).
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Physical Science Chapter 12 Earth Moon and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
the movement of an object around another object
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
28 terms
Earth Science Chapter 27: Sun-Earth-Moon System
rotation
revolution
Neap Tide
Spring Tide
the Earth spins on it's axis every 24 hours
The Earth revolves around the sun every 365 days
when the sun, earth and moon make a right angle; ... Tidal Range…
when the sun, earth, and moon are lined up; ... Tidal range is t…
rotation
the Earth spins on it's axis every 24 hours
revolution
The Earth revolves around the sun every 365 days
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Physical Science Chapter 12 Earth, Moon, and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis.
The movement of an object around another object.
astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
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Earth Science: Chapter 7 - Sun, Moon, and Planets
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around
an imaginary line that a spinning object turns around; the ea…
to move in a circular or nearly circular path around somethin…
the path an object follows as it revolves
rotate
to spin around
axis
an imaginary line that a spinning object turns around; the ea…
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Earth Science: Earth, Moon and Sun
Rotate/ Rotation
Axis
Night
Day
Making a complete spin on an axis. Example: The spinning of a…
An imaginary line that passes from the North Pole to the Sout…
This happens when our side of the Earth is facing away from t…
This happens when our side of the Earth is the Sun
Rotate/ Rotation
Making a complete spin on an axis. Example: The spinning of a…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes from the North Pole to the Sout…
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Earth science - chapter 22b- Moon
moon
moons gravity
craters
maria
the closest body we can see in the sky and is the earths only…
1/6th the earth's
moon's surface is covered in )_________ ranging from a few ce…
lunar seas; these impressions don't have walls or rims. they…
moon
the closest body we can see in the sky and is the earths only…
moons gravity
1/6th the earth's
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Science 8: Chapter 23 - The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Sphere
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
A round three-dimensional object whose surface is the same di…
Imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth…
Spinning of Earth on its imaginary axis, which takes about 24…
Earth's yearlong elliptical around the Sun
Sphere
A round three-dimensional object whose surface is the same di…
Axis
Imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth…
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Earth Science Chapter 7 The Moon
Less Dense
accretion theory
Full Moon
waxing
Compared to the earth's average density, the average density…
What theory states that the earth and the moon both originall…
In what phase of its cycle must the moon be for a total lunar…
During the first half of the lunar month, the moon is said to…
Less Dense
Compared to the earth's average density, the average density…
accretion theory
What theory states that the earth and the moon both originall…
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Phases of the Moon (Novare Earth Science Chapter 1)
new moon
waxing crescent
first quarter
waxing gibbous
...
new moon
...
waxing crescent
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Earth Science, Chapter 1, Earth and Its Moon
observe
compare
rotate
axis
to look closely, often with equipment
make note of how two things are alike
to spin around
an imaginary line around which Earth spins
observe
to look closely, often with equipment
compare
make note of how two things are alike
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Earth Science EARTH-MOON-SUN
round, 3 dimensional object (like a ba…
imaginary line "between" the north and…
How long (exactly) does it take for th…
What is responsible for our days and n…
sphere
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
rotation
round, 3 dimensional object (like a ba…
sphere
imaginary line "between" the north and…
axis
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Earth Science: Chapter 7 - Sun, Moon, and Planets
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around
a real or imaginary line that a spinning object turns around
to move in a circular or nearly circular path around somethin…
the path an object follows as it revolves
rotate
to spin around
axis
a real or imaginary line that a spinning object turns around
Earth Science: Moon (Armstrong)
waxing crescent
waning crescent
waxing gibbous
crescent
The moon is less than one-half illuminated by the sun but les…
occurs when the eastern edge of the Moon is lit but most of t…
the sunlit portion is still increasing, but now it is more th…
Less than half is lit up
waxing crescent
The moon is less than one-half illuminated by the sun but les…
waning crescent
occurs when the eastern edge of the Moon is lit but most of t…
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Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
astronomy
crater
solar system
orbit
The study of the stars, planets, and space
A large, wide, flat hole in the surface of the moon or a planet
The sun and the planets that orbit it.
The circular path an object takes around a center point.
astronomy
The study of the stars, planets, and space
crater
A large, wide, flat hole in the surface of the moon or a planet
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Earth Science: Sun, Earth, Moon
Sun
Earth
Moon
Solar Eclipse
A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the p…
3rd planet from sun; has an atmosphere that protects life & s…
Earth's only natural satellite; It takes the 27.3 days for th…
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
Sun
A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the p…
Earth
3rd planet from sun; has an atmosphere that protects life & s…
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Earth Science (Moon Phase)
Sidereal Month
Barycenter
same side faces earth
elliptical tilted 5 degrees
The moon moves eastward in an orbit around Earth, each orbit…
Earth and the moon act like twin planets revolving around a c…
As the moon makes one revolution around Earth, it is making o…
the shape of the moons orbit around Earth is ______ from the…
Sidereal Month
The moon moves eastward in an orbit around Earth, each orbit…
Barycenter
Earth and the moon act like twin planets revolving around a c…
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Physical Science Chapter 12 Earth Moon and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
the movement of an object around another object
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
28 terms
Chapter 12 Earth Moon and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
the movement of an object around another object
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
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Earth Science Vocabulary Moon
New Moon
Crescent Moon
First Quarter Moon
Waxing Gibbous Moon
The moon is between the Sun and Earth. You can't see the ligh…
The lighted side of the Moon begins to show. The Moon is waxi…
The Moon is a quarter of the way around Earth. This is someti…
The Moon is almost full. The lighted part you see is on the r…
New Moon
The moon is between the Sun and Earth. You can't see the ligh…
Crescent Moon
The lighted side of the Moon begins to show. The Moon is waxi…
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EARTH SCIENCE - Chapter 15 - Earth and Moon in Motion
solar eclipse
lunar eclipse
axis
tilt
blocking of the sun's light on the moon by Earth
blocking of the sun's light on Earth by the moon
an imaginary line on which an object rotates
the slant of the axis
solar eclipse
blocking of the sun's light on the moon by Earth
lunar eclipse
blocking of the sun's light on Earth by the moon
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Science Vocabulary - Earth, Moon, Sun
axis
eclipse
equinox
lunar eclipse
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
twice a year when day and night are each about 12 hours long…
occurs at a full moon when Earth is directly between the moon…
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
eclipse
the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
science- EARTH MOON AND SUN
Revolve
Rotate
Alignment
Full Moon
to go around something in a circle; to turn around in a circle
to spin on an axis
several things in a straight line
moon phase when the entire side facing Earth is illuminated.
Revolve
to go around something in a circle; to turn around in a circle
Rotate
to spin on an axis
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SCIENCE Earth, Moon, and Sun
Solar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Spring Tide
Phases of the Moon
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth i…
A high or low tide that occurs when the Sun, Earth and Moon a…
The different shapes of the moon you see from Earth are calle…
Solar Eclipse
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
Lunar Eclipse
The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth i…
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science chapter 1 Earth, Moon and Sun
astronomy
rotation and rvolution
axis
rotation
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
In what two ways does earth move through space?
the imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
the spinning of earth on its axis
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
rotation and rvolution
In what two ways does earth move through space?
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Earth Science Chapter 23- Earth and Moon
spherical
axis
rotation
revolution
Shaped like a sphere
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its…
The counter-clockwise spinning of the Earth on it's axis
In space, the movement of one body around another
spherical
Shaped like a sphere
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its…
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Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
astronomy
crater
solar system
orbit
The study of the stars, planets, and space
A large, wide, flat hole in the surface of the moon or a planet
The sun and the planets that orbit it.
The circular path an object takes around a center point.
astronomy
The study of the stars, planets, and space
crater
A large, wide, flat hole in the surface of the moon or a planet
23 terms
Science Explorer Astronomy Chapter 1 Earth, Moon,and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis (Earth rotates on…
the movement of an object around another object (one complete…
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
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Moon Phases Earth Science
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
When we cannot see any part of the illuminated moon on Earth.
The first visible phase after a new moon.
The moon phase between waxing crescent and waxing gibbous.
The phase after first quarter before the full moon.
New Moon
When we cannot see any part of the illuminated moon on Earth.
Waxing Crescent
The first visible phase after a new moon.
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6th Grade Science - Chapter 11 Earth, Moon, and Sun (Modified)
daytime
nighttime
rotate
satellite
the time of day when the sun is in the sky
the time of day when the sun is not in the sky
to spin in a circle
An object that revolves around another object in space
daytime
the time of day when the sun is in the sky
nighttime
the time of day when the sun is not in the sky
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Earth Science - Chapter 1 - How Are the Sun, Earth, and Moon Connected?
orbit
revolve
rotate
satellite
the path Earth or another object takes in space as it revolves
to travel around another object in space
to spin
an object that revolves around a larger object
orbit
the path Earth or another object takes in space as it revolves
revolve
to travel around another object in space
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Science Chapter 1 The Earth, Sun, and Moon Vocabulary
Satellite
Planet
Meteor
Comet
A satellite is a body that orbits a planet.
A planet is an object that orbits the sun, is large enough to…
A meteor is the streak of light produced when a small object…
A comet is a cold mixture of dust and ice that gives off a lo…
Satellite
A satellite is a body that orbits a planet.
Planet
A planet is an object that orbits the sun, is large enough to…
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Science - Chapter 12 Sun, Earth & Moon
law of universal gravitation
solstice
equinox
crescent moon
Every object in the universe attracts every other object
The two days of the year on which the sun reaches its greates…
Each of the two times of the year when days and nights are of…
the moon phase in which less than half of the moon's sunlit i…
law of universal gravitation
Every object in the universe attracts every other object
solstice
The two days of the year on which the sun reaches its greates…
34 terms
Science - Chapter 20 - Lesson 2: Earth's Moon
About 4.6 billion years ago, a large o…
Craters, Maria, Highlands, and Rays.
When objects from space crashed into i…
Rays
How did Earth's Moon probably form?
What are the common features found on the Moon's surface?
How were the Moon's craters formed?
What are light-colored streaks that extend outward from some…
About 4.6 billion years ago, a large o…
How did Earth's Moon probably form?
Craters, Maria, Highlands, and Rays.
What are the common features found on the Moon's surface?
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Chapter 15 Earth, Moon and Sun
phase
eclipse
solar eclipse
umbra
one of the different shapes of the moon as seen from Earth
The partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
The darkest part of the shadow
phase
one of the different shapes of the moon as seen from Earth
eclipse
The partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
47 terms
Earth science CHAPTER 4-earth, moon, and sun
4.6 billion years old
Oblate spheroid (slightly flattened,,e…
Hemisphere
Earths age
Earths shape
Half of earths sphere
4.6 billion years old
Earths age
Oblate spheroid (slightly flattened,,e…
Earths shape
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Earth Science Regents Moon
Axis of rotation
West to east
24
Noon
An imaginary line about which a turning body, such as Earth,…
We move ____ __ ____ as the Earth turns
Earth turns on its axis once every ____ hours
It's _____ when a location is in the middle of the sunlit side
Axis of rotation
An imaginary line about which a turning body, such as Earth,…
West to east
We move ____ __ ____ as the Earth turns
27 terms
Science Chapter 22 - Earth, Moon, and Sun
What causes the seasons?
One rotation of the Earth is equal to?
One revolution of the Earth is equal to?
What does waning mean?
Earth's tilted axis.
One day.
One year.
It means to become weaker, decrease.
What causes the seasons?
Earth's tilted axis.
One rotation of the Earth is equal to?
One day.
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Chapter 23 - Sun/Earth/Moon
sphere
axis
rotation
revolution
round 3 dimensional object
imaginary vertical line around which Earth spins
spinning of Earth on its Axis
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
sphere
round 3 dimensional object
axis
imaginary vertical line around which Earth spins
16 terms
Chapter 20 Vocab: sun-earth-moon system
orbit
revolution
rotation
rotation axis
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
The movement of an object around another object
The spinning motion of a planet
the line on which an object rotates
orbit
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
revolution
The movement of an object around another object
52 terms
Earth Science Chapter 22-Sun, Moon and Earth System
1/6
less dense
solar flares
core
The moon's surface gravity is what fraction of the earth's su…
Compared to the earth, the average density of the moon is
Severe solar storms that can disrupt telecommunications on Ea…
In what part of the sun are the thermonuclear reactions belie…
1/6
The moon's surface gravity is what fraction of the earth's su…
less dense
Compared to the earth, the average density of the moon is
11 terms
Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
astronomy
solar system
orbit
revolve
The study of the stars, planets, and space
The sun and the planets that orbit it.
The circular path an object takes around a center point.
To go around a center point in a round shape (in an orbit)
astronomy
The study of the stars, planets, and space
solar system
The sun and the planets that orbit it.
37 terms
Earth Science Chapter 19 Earth, Moon, and Sun
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning of Earth on its axis
The movement of an object around another object
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
Axis
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
23 terms
SCIENCE TEST: Earth, Moon & Sun
What does earth's rotation cause?
Why does the sun appear to move across…
How do we know that the earth is tilted?
How long does it take the earth to mov…
it causes day and night
because the earth rotates on its axis
because there are different seasons
it takes one year
What does earth's rotation cause?
it causes day and night
Why does the sun appear to move across…
because the earth rotates on its axis
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Science Vocabulary Set #9 - Earth, Moon, Sun
axis
craters
eclipse
equinox
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
large round pits on the moon's surface
the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
twice a year when day and night are each about 12 hours long…
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
craters
large round pits on the moon's surface
13 terms
Purposeful Design Science Level 5 - Chapter 12 Sun, Earth, and Moon Vocabulary
tide
spring tide
law of universal gravitation
lunar eclipse
the periodic rising and falling of the surface level of ocean…
a condition of the greatest difference between low and high t…
every object in the universe attracts every other object, dep…
an event that occurs when Earth passes directly between the s…
tide
the periodic rising and falling of the surface level of ocean…
spring tide
a condition of the greatest difference between low and high t…
14 terms
VMHS Science Chapter 19 - Earth, Moon, and Sun
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
the movement of an object around another object
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
27 terms
Earth Science: The Earth's Moon chapter 25
natural satellite
moon
size of the moon
light of the moon
an object that revolves around another object through space
the Earth's natural satellite
1/4 size of Earth; mass is about 80x lighter than Earth
moon does not produce light; sunlight reflects off the moon's…
natural satellite
an object that revolves around another object through space
moon
the Earth's natural satellite
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