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science earth moon system
revolution
rotation
equinox
solstice
the orbit of an object around another object
the spin of an object around its axis
occurs when Earth's rotation axis is tilted neither toward no…
when the Earth's rotation axis is tilted directly toward or a…
revolution
the orbit of an object around another object
rotation
the spin of an object around its axis
57 terms
Science earth moon systems
Law 1 of Planetary Motion
Law 2 of Planetary Motion
Law 3 of Planetary Motion
Perihelion
Planets travel in ellipses - a oval shaped path around two fo…
Planets speed up when at the Perihelion and slow down when at…
Planets father away from the sun take longer to orbit and tra…
When any planet is closest to its star
Law 1 of Planetary Motion
Planets travel in ellipses - a oval shaped path around two fo…
Law 2 of Planetary Motion
Planets speed up when at the Perihelion and slow down when at…
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SCIENCE: Tides and the Earth-Moon System
Gravity
Astronomy
Tides
Intertidal Zone
the natural force of attraction (pull) between any two massiv…
the study of the universe beyond Earth, including the study o…
the periodic rise and fall of the ocean caused by the gravita…
the sea floor between high tide and low tide which is exposed…
Gravity
the natural force of attraction (pull) between any two massiv…
Astronomy
the study of the universe beyond Earth, including the study o…
12 terms
Earth-Moon System Science
about 7,900 miles
24 hours
365.25 days
leap day
Diameter of the Earth
Earth's period of rotation
earth's period of revolution
the quarter day is made up every 4 years on a ________, durin…
about 7,900 miles
Diameter of the Earth
24 hours
Earth's period of rotation
29 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
eclipse
equinox
revolution
rotation
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
orbit of one object around another object
spin of an object around its axis
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
equinox
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
64 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
eclipse
revolution
rotation
Earth's rotation causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
orbit of one object around another object
spin of an object around its axis
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's rotation causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is…
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
10 terms
Science: Sun-Earth-Moon Systems
Rotation
Sphere
Magnetic North Pole of Eart
Revolution
The Earth's axis is an imaginary line around which it spins -…
The Earth is shaped like a __________. A __________ is a roun…
If you followed a compass needle pointing North, you would en…
The Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun.
Rotation
The Earth's axis is an imaginary line around which it spins -…
Sphere
The Earth is shaped like a __________. A __________ is a roun…
11 terms
Science: Earth-Moon-Sun Systems
Rotation
North Pole
23.5 degree tilt
Solstice
the spin of a body on its axis
a location of the Earth that is the Northern end of the axis…
tilt of the Earth's axis
the point at which the Sun is as far north or as far south of…
Rotation
the spin of a body on its axis
North Pole
a location of the Earth that is the Northern end of the axis…
8 terms
Science: The Earth,Moon, and Sun System
What are three characteristics that ma…
What does rotation mean?
What is an axis?
What is a revolution?
Abundance of water,moderate temperature, and its atmosphere
The earth's orbit around the sun
The imaginary line that goes through the earth that the earth…
The revolving of the earth around the sun
What are three characteristics that ma…
Abundance of water,moderate temperature, and its atmosphere
What does rotation mean?
The earth's orbit around the sun
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
18 terms
Earth-Sun-Moon System Science HELLER
Sidereal month
Tides
Lunar cycle
New Moon
27.3 days for the moon to go 360 degrees around the Earth
the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced b…
A sequence of phases of the moon as it revolves around the Ea…
All Dark, no light reflected
Sidereal month
27.3 days for the moon to go 360 degrees around the Earth
Tides
the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced b…
68 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
eclipse
equinox
revolution
Earth's rotation causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
orbit of one object around another object
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's rotation causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is…
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
67 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
eclipse
equinox
revolution
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
orbit of one object around another object
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
20 terms
Science - Sun, Moon, Earth System
January
Revolution
July
Rotation
Month of the year that is the entire Earth is closest to the…
Name for the Earth's movement around the sun
Month of the year that the entire Earth is farthest from the…
Name for the earth spinning around its own axis
January
Month of the year that is the entire Earth is closest to the…
Revolution
Name for the Earth's movement around the sun
32 terms
Science The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Earth moves in an _________ around the…
Earth's_________takes place on an imag…
The point at which the sun reaches its…
Earths yearly orbit around the Sun is…
Circle
Rotation
Solstice
Revolution
Earth moves in an _________ around the…
Circle
Earth's_________takes place on an imag…
Rotation
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
38 terms
Science the Sun-Earth-Moon System
Planets/ Sun
Revolution
Days
Earth/astronomical unit
Earth is one of eight _ orbiting the _ in our solar system
The orbit of an object a round another object
Earths orbit the sun once every 365.25
The average distance between _ and the sun is about 150,000,0…
Planets/ Sun
Earth is one of eight _ orbiting the _ in our solar system
Revolution
The orbit of an object a round another object
25 terms
Sun, Earth, and Moon Systems
Rotation
Revolution
Axis
Orbit
spinning on an axis
an object moving around another object
imaginary line that passes through the Earth's center from th…
Earth's path as it revolves around the sun
Rotation
spinning on an axis
Revolution
an object moving around another object
71 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
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
15 terms
Science Earth, Sun, Moon System
Sphere
Axis
24
Earth is tilted on an angle. The half…
Earth is shaped as a -------------
Earth rotates on its
Earth rotates around its axis once every ----- hours.
What's the reason for the seasons?
Sphere
Earth is shaped as a -------------
Axis
Earth rotates on its
14 terms
Science sun earth moon system
Sphere
Time zone
Rotation
Revolution
Is a round three deminsional object the surface of which is t…
Longitude strips on earth bout 15 degrees wide on earths surf…
Spinning of earth on its axis used to measure time in days
Motion of earth around the sun, used to measure time in years
Sphere
Is a round three deminsional object the surface of which is t…
Time zone
Longitude strips on earth bout 15 degrees wide on earths surf…
science sun earth moon system
earths physical characteristics
rotation
revolution
what casues seasons to change
round 3d object, sphere,
earth spin on the axis and we experience night and day
earth yearly orbit around the sun
earths tilt
earths physical characteristics
round 3d object, sphere,
rotation
earth spin on the axis and we experience night and day
22 terms
Sun-Earth-Moon System
ellipse
lunar eclipse
solar eclipse
rotation
The shape of Earth's orbit
when the shadow of Earth falls on the moon
when the moon comes between Earth and the sun
the spinning of Earth on it's axis
ellipse
The shape of Earth's orbit
lunar eclipse
when the shadow of Earth falls on the moon
31 terms
Science Sun-Earth-Moon System
Sphere
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
Round 3D object
An imaginary vertical line around which the earth spins
Spinning of the earth on its axis which causes day and night
365 rotations in one journey around the Sun = 1 year... Earth's…
Sphere
Round 3D object
Axis
An imaginary vertical line around which the earth spins
26 terms
Earth, Sun and Moon Systems - Smith Science
When a planet or moon turns all the wa…
The time it takes for an object to com…
What are the moon phases caused by?
What is a NEAP TIDE?
ROTATION
REVOLUTION
The moon phases are caused by changes in position of the eart…
During a neap tide, there is not as much difference between h…
When a planet or moon turns all the wa…
ROTATION
The time it takes for an object to com…
REVOLUTION
70 terms
6th grade - Science - Sun, Earth,Moon System
1. What causes seasons to change?
1. The first day of fall in the Northe…
1. The Earth takes 365.25 days to do w…
1. Where is the northern end of Earth'…
The tilt of Earth's axis causes seasons to change.
September Equinox
revolution around the sun
It does not point either toward or away from the sun
1. What causes seasons to change?
The tilt of Earth's axis causes seasons to change.
1. The first day of fall in the Northe…
September Equinox
18 terms
Science earth-moon-sun system
Giant impact theory
27.3 days
27.3 days
365.25 days
How do most scientists think the moon formed
One revolution of the moon
One rotation of the moon
One revolution of the earth
Giant impact theory
How do most scientists think the moon formed
27.3 days
One revolution of the moon
15 terms
Science Earth moon and Sun system
Rotation
Day
Revolution
Northern Hemisphere
The spinning of a body on it's axis
One full rotation of a planet on it's axis (24 hours)
The motion one takes as it follows another body in space
One half of the world
Rotation
The spinning of a body on it's axis
Day
One full rotation of a planet on it's axis (24 hours)
earth and moon sun system science
earth
moon
new moon
first quarter
rotates on its axis--an imaginary line that passes through th…
nearest to the earth.it is pulled by earths gravity so that i…
moon is between earth and sun. moon cant be seen
half circle; its one quarter of the way around its orbit of t…
earth
rotates on its axis--an imaginary line that passes through th…
moon
nearest to the earth.it is pulled by earths gravity so that i…
40 terms
Earth & Moon System
sphere
Ancient Greeks (Aristotle)
sailors
rotation
round, three-dimensional object
observed the Earth cast a curved shadow on the Moon during an…
observed approaching ships come into view a little at a time
spinning of any object such as Earth on it's axis
sphere
round, three-dimensional object
Ancient Greeks (Aristotle)
observed the Earth cast a curved shadow on the Moon during an…
35 terms
The Earth, Moon, and Sun System.... Science
Rotation
Day
The location on Earths equator rotates…
One Half
The spinning of a body, such as a planet, on its axis.
The time it takes a planet to complete one full rotation on i…
The sun appears to rise in the _____, cross the sky, and set…
Earth faces the sun at any given time.
Rotation
The spinning of a body, such as a planet, on its axis.
Day
The time it takes a planet to complete one full rotation on i…
31 terms
Science - The Earth-Moon-Sun System
Rotation
Day
Revolution
Year
One complete spin of a body such as a planet
24 hours; earth spins on its axis once
body that travels around another body in space
Earth complete a full revolution around the sun (365 days)
Rotation
One complete spin of a body such as a planet
Day
24 hours; earth spins on its axis once
15 terms
Earth Science - Ch. 23: Sun-Earth-Moon System
axis
revolution
ellipse
tilted axis
imaginary vertical lines around which Earth spins
The movement of an object around another object
A elongated circle, or oval shape, the shape of the planets o…
Earth's axis is tilted 23.5 degrees from a line drawn perpend…
axis
imaginary vertical lines around which Earth spins
revolution
The movement of an object around another object
69 terms
Science Test-The Sun, Moon, and Earth System
Astronomical Unit
Solar spectrum
Radiative zone
Core
A unit of astronomical distance equal to the earth's average…
The entire span of electromagnetic wavelengths that the sun e…
a layer of a star's interior where energy is primarily transp…
The dense, extremely hot central region of the earth's interi…
Astronomical Unit
A unit of astronomical distance equal to the earth's average…
Solar spectrum
The entire span of electromagnetic wavelengths that the sun e…
Mrs. Blackburn's Earth Science Review: Earth, Moon, Sun system
24 hours or 1 day
about 29 days or 1 month
about 365 days or 1 year
December 21
time it takes for the earth to rotate on its axis
time for the moon to go through all of its phases
time for the earth to orbit (revolve) around the sun
First day of winter in Northern Hemisphere (winter solstice),…
24 hours or 1 day
time it takes for the earth to rotate on its axis
about 29 days or 1 month
time for the moon to go through all of its phases
20 terms
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…
34 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
eclipse
equinox
lava
revolution
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
molten volcanic material
orbit of one object around another object
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
equinox
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
28 terms
Sun, Earth Moon System
rotation
revolution
Neap Tide
Spring Tide
spinning on an axis
moving around another object
when the sun, earth and moon make a right angle and the high…
when the sun, earth, and moon are lined up and high tides are…
rotation
spinning on an axis
revolution
moving around another object
35 terms
Science Sun, Moon, and Earth System
T/F: The Sun is 93,000,000 miles from…
T/F: The Sun appears to be moving towa…
T/F: Ultraviolet waves are too short f…
T/F: The Sun is one of the spiral arms…
True
True
True
False: It is part of the spiral arms
T/F: The Sun is 93,000,000 miles from…
True
T/F: The Sun appears to be moving towa…
True
29 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
eclipse
equinox
revolution
rotation
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
orbit of one object around another object
spin of an object around its axis
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
equinox
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
8 terms
Earth Science Astronomy( Sun-Earth-Moon System)
How does the geocentric model explain…
What type of eclipse occurs when the m…
In the moon phases from new to full, h…
What determines the length of the day?
The Geocentric model has the Earth at the center and the moon…
Solar Eclipse
...
When the earth makes a full revolution around the sun
How does the geocentric model explain…
The Geocentric model has the Earth at the center and the moon…
What type of eclipse occurs when the m…
Solar Eclipse
36 terms
Earth - Moon System
maria
crater
phase
eclipse
dark-colored, relatively flat regions of the Moon formed when…
round depressions in the surface caused by the impact of mete…
the different shapes of the moon visible from Earth
an event in which the shadow of one space body falls on another
maria
dark-colored, relatively flat regions of the Moon formed when…
crater
round depressions in the surface caused by the impact of mete…
15 terms
7th Grade Science Earth, Sun, Moon System
Sphere
Axis
24
Earth is tilted on an angle. The half…
Earth is shaped as a -------------
Earth rotates on its
Earth rotates around its axis once every ----- hours.
What's the reason for the seasons?
Sphere
Earth is shaped as a -------------
Axis
Earth rotates on its
26 terms
Earth-Moon-Sun Systems
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 on its axis
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
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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