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Science Standard 3 Vocabulary - Astronomy
Earth
planet
Moon
Sun
The planet on which we live that is third in order from the sun
A large sphere in space that orbits a star
The earth's natural satellite that shines by the sun's reflec…
The star around which the earth and other planets revolve, fr…
Earth
The planet on which we live that is third in order from the sun
planet
A large sphere in space that orbits a star
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Science Chapter #3 Astronomy Vocabulary
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
core
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape , which may be elongated or nearly circular; th…
the central region of the sun, where nuclear fusion takes place
geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
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Science Astronomy Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Section 1
constellation
visible light
wavelength
...
a pattern of stars in the sky
electromagnetic radiation that can be seen with the unaided eye
the distance between the crest of one wave to the crest of th…
Section 1
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constellation
a pattern of stars in the sky
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Science Vocabulary for Astronomy Quiz #3
black hole
fusion (nuclear)
main sequence
nebula
The final stage of an extremely massive... star, which is invisi…
A process in which particles of an element... collide and combin…
The stage in which stars produce... energy through the fusion of…
A cloud of gas and dust in space.
black hole
The final stage of an extremely massive... star, which is invisi…
fusion (nuclear)
A process in which particles of an element... collide and combin…
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Science Astronomy Lesson 3 Vocabulary
Mercury
Meteor
Meteorite
Neptune
Smallest planet, closest to the Sun; does not have a true atm…
A meteoroid that burns up in Earths atmosphere.
A meteoroid that strikes the surface of a Moon or planet.
Usually the eight planet from the Sun; is large and gaseous,…
Mercury
Smallest planet, closest to the Sun; does not have a true atm…
Meteor
A meteoroid that burns up in Earths atmosphere.
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Science Vocabulary Astronomy unit
axis
rotation
revolution
Lunar Eclipse
imaginary vertical line around which Earth spins
the spinning of the Earth on its axis. Causes day and night
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun. (Earth is a satellite of…
When the Earth is between the Sun and the moon ... Occurs when t…
axis
imaginary vertical line around which Earth spins
rotation
the spinning of the Earth on its axis. Causes day and night
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Pearson Science Astronomy & Space Science 1.3 & 1.4 Vocabulary
Gravity
Law of Universal Gravitation
Mass
Weight
the force that attracts all objects toward each other
Newton's law that states that every object in the universe at…
the amount of matter in an object
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
Gravity
the force that attracts all objects toward each other
Law of Universal Gravitation
Newton's law that states that every object in the universe at…
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Science Vocabulary #5: Astronomy
seasons
phases of the moon
new moon
quarter moon
caused by Earth's tilt and orbit around the sun
the changing shapes of the moon caused by the position of the…
the entire side of the moon facing Earth is dark
half of the side of the moon facing Earth is lighted, the oth…
seasons
caused by Earth's tilt and orbit around the sun
phases of the moon
the changing shapes of the moon caused by the position of the…
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Cario Science Astronomy 3
Planet
Asteroid
Comet
Solar System
matter in the solar system that collided and stuck together
a piece of rock similar to the material that formed into plan…
composed of dust and rock particles mixed with frozen water,…
8 planets, including Earth and many smaller objects
Planet
matter in the solar system that collided and stuck together
Asteroid
a piece of rock similar to the material that formed into plan…
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#3 Astronomy Vocabulary
Scientific Theory
Directly Proportional
Inversely Proportional
Kuiper Belt
Based on repeated experimental observations that describes so…
Related so that one becomes larger or smaller when the other…
Related so that as one becomes larger the other becomes smaller
A region of the solar system that is just beyond the orbit of…
Scientific Theory
Based on repeated experimental observations that describes so…
Directly Proportional
Related so that one becomes larger or smaller when the other…
Astronomy Chapter 3 Vocabulary
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
core
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular
the central region of the sun, where nuclear fusion takes place
geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
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7th grade Science Chapter 3 Astronomy Vocabulary
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
core
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular
the central region of the sun, where nuclear fusion tales place
geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
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Science Vocabulary #8 Astronomy
Axis
North Star
Horizon
Latitude
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its…
A polar star in the Northern Hemisphere that does not appear…
The point where the sky and Earth meet.
A system of imaginary circles on the Earth's surface radiatin…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its…
North Star
A polar star in the Northern Hemisphere that does not appear…
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1.3 - 1.6 Astronomy Science Vocabulary
Phases
Eclipse
Solar eclipse
Umbra
Different shapes of the moon you see from Earth. Are caused b…
When an object in space comes between the sun and a third obj…
Occurs when the moon passes directly between the Earth and th…
The very darkest part of the moon's shadow. People in this se…
Phases
Different shapes of the moon you see from Earth. Are caused b…
Eclipse
When an object in space comes between the sun and a third obj…
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Astronomy Vocabulary Section 3
phases
eclipse
solar eclipse
umbra
the different shapes of the moon as seen from Earth
when an object in space comes between the sun and another obj…
Occurs when the moon blocks the light from the sun, casting a…
the darkest part of the shadow during an eclipse, shaped like…
phases
the different shapes of the moon as seen from Earth
eclipse
when an object in space comes between the sun and another obj…
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Astronomy Chapter 3: Science of Astronomy
solar calendar
lunar calendar
scientific thinking
theory
a calendar that is synced with the seasons so that seasonal e…
a calendar that stays synced with the lunar cycle, so that th…
is based on everyday ideas of observations and trial-and-erro…
a broad idea that has been repeatedly verified so as to give…
solar calendar
a calendar that is synced with the seasons so that seasonal e…
lunar calendar
a calendar that stays synced with the lunar cycle, so that th…
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science astronomy chap. 3
solar system
meteor
comet
asteroid
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies th…
(astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisti…
any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and m…
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
meteor
(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies th…
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science astronomy chap. 3
solar system
meteor
comet
asteroid
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies th…
(astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisti…
any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and m…
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
meteor
(astronomy) any of the small solid extraterrestrial bodies th…
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Science Vocabulary #4: Astronomy
planets
Earth
Sun
inner planets
natural satellites that orbit the Sun, a star
the third planet from the Sun in the solar system
the central star in our solar system that produces heat and l…
Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
planets
natural satellites that orbit the Sun, a star
Earth
the third planet from the Sun in the solar system
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Vocabulary Set # 3 Astronomy
foucault pendulum
revolution
orbit
celestial objects
a device used to demonstrate proof that Earth rotates
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
Objects we can see in the sky, including the Sun, the Moon, t…
foucault pendulum
a device used to demonstrate proof that Earth rotates
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
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Astronomy Chapter 3 (Science of Astronomy)
An organized approach to explaining ob…
Any way of searching for knowledge tha…
Plural of Focus
The 19-year period, discovered by the…
Scientific Method
Nonscience
Foci
Metonic Cycle
An organized approach to explaining ob…
Scientific Method
Any way of searching for knowledge tha…
Nonscience
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Science Vocabulary: Astronomy
Tide
Tidal Range
Spring Tide
Neap Tide
The sun and moon (mostly moon) have a gravitational pull on t…
The difference in height between high tide and low tide
Super high, high tides and Super low, low tides - Earth, moon…
Not so high, high tides and not so low, low tides - Earth, mo…
Tide
The sun and moon (mostly moon) have a gravitational pull on t…
Tidal Range
The difference in height between high tide and low tide
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Science Chapter 3 Astronomy
astronomy
planet
solar system
star cluster
the study of the universe
a rotation body of substantial size that orbits a star, and h…
the sun, planets, their moon, and the asteroids
a group of stars that are close to each other and are attract…
astronomy
the study of the universe
planet
a rotation body of substantial size that orbits a star, and h…
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Science Astronomy Vocabulary
Axis
Astronomical Unit
Crescent
Ellipse
Imaginary line that passes through the earth from pole to pole
The average distance from the earth to the sun
A sliver of the moon
An oval-like shape
Axis
Imaginary line that passes through the earth from pole to pole
Astronomical Unit
The average distance from the earth to the sun
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science chapter 3 astronomy
Geocentric model
Solar system
what did the scientist believe about t…
how much matter does the sun contain f…
model of the solar system
consists of 8 planets with small objects orbit the sun
they thought the sun and the moon were in mixed orbits around…
99.86%
Geocentric model
model of the solar system
Solar system
consists of 8 planets with small objects orbit the sun
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science vocabulary astronomy unit
milky way
comet
Andromeda galaxy
red giant
The ___________________________ galaxy is a group of about 20…
solar system made mostly of ice,which follows a long narrow o…
also known as messier 31, M31 or NGC 224.it's the nearest maj…
it is a dying star in the last stages stellar evolution. in o…
milky way
The ___________________________ galaxy is a group of about 20…
comet
solar system made mostly of ice,which follows a long narrow o…
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Earth science astronomy 3
Tropic of cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Equator
North Pole
23.5 degrees south
23.5 degrees North
0 degrees
90 degrees north
Tropic of cancer
23.5 degrees south
Tropic of Capricorn
23.5 degrees North
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Science Astronomy Vocab 3
Neptune
Pluto
Saturn
Solar system
Usually the eighth planet from the sun; is large and gaseous,…
For a while was considered the ninth planet, but is now calle…
Second largest in six planet from the sun; has a complex ring…
System of eight planets, including earth, and other objects t…
Neptune
Usually the eighth planet from the sun; is large and gaseous,…
Pluto
For a while was considered the ninth planet, but is now calle…
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Science Vocabulary- Astronomy
axis of rotation
equinox
revolution
season
An imaginary line about which a turning body, such as Earth,…
In an orbit, a position and time in which sunlight shines equ…
The motion of one body around another, such as Earth in its o…
One part of a pattern of temperature changes and other weathe…
axis of rotation
An imaginary line about which a turning body, such as Earth,…
equinox
In an orbit, a position and time in which sunlight shines equ…
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Science Astronomy Vocabulary
Rotation
Revolution
Axis
Eqinox
Circular movement around an axis
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
An imaginary line through a body, about which it rotates.
A day long event where days and nights are equal
Rotation
Circular movement around an axis
Revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
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Ch. 3: the Science of Astronomy
Model
Ptolemaic Model
Ellipse
Focus (plural: foci)
(Scientific) A representation of some aspect of nature that c…
The geocentric model of the universe developed by Ptolemy in…
A type of oval that happens to be the shape of bound orbits.…
(Of an ellipse) One of two special points within an ellipse t…
Model
(Scientific) A representation of some aspect of nature that c…
Ptolemaic Model
The geocentric model of the universe developed by Ptolemy in…
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Science Vocabulary; Astronomy
Rotation
Revolution
Direct sunlight
Indirect sunlight
When Earth, Sun, Moon moves around on an Axis
When Earth, Moon moves around the Sun
The sun shines directly on the plant with no other plants, tr…
The sun shines on the plant through the branches or leaves of…
Rotation
When Earth, Sun, Moon moves around on an Axis
Revolution
When Earth, Moon moves around the Sun
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Science Vocabulary #5: Astronomy
seasons
phases of the moon
new moon
quarter moon
caused by Earth's tilt and orbit around the sun
the changing shapes of the moon caused by the position of the…
the entire side of the moon facing Earth is dark
half of the side of the moon facing Earth is lighted, the oth…
seasons
caused by Earth's tilt and orbit around the sun
phases of the moon
the changing shapes of the moon caused by the position of the…
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Science chapter 3 astronomy
earth centered model
how long was the earth centered model…
earth centered model also called
sun centered model
the planets, sun, and moon were in fixed orbits around Earth
from the early Greeks to the middle ages
geocentric theory
the moon revolves around earth, and the earth and other plane…
earth centered model
the planets, sun, and moon were in fixed orbits around Earth
how long was the earth centered model…
from the early Greeks to the middle ages
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Science Astronomy Summative Vocabularies
Season
Latitude
Longitude
Arctic Circle
The four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and w…
The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
the angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian…
The most north of the five major circles of latitude
Season
The four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and w…
Latitude
The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
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Astronomy Vocabulary List 3
Stars
Electromagnetic Radiation
Nuclear Fusion
Giant Star
A huge sphere of glowing gas is a ....
Light is a form of....
When two hydrogen atoms are joined together in the Sun to for…
When a star begins to run out of fuel, its core shrinks, and…
Stars
A huge sphere of glowing gas is a ....
Electromagnetic Radiation
Light is a form of....
science/astronomy vocabulary
elevation
relief
landform
lithosphere
Height above sea level
the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest pa…
feature of the Earth's surface (examples: mountains, valley,…
The crust plus the upper mantle and the rigid rocky layer
elevation
Height above sea level
relief
the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest pa…
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Chapter 3 Astronomy Vocabulary
Solar system
Mercury
Venus
Earth
System made up of the nine unique planets, including Earth, a…
Planet closest to the Sun; has a thin atmosphere with tempera…
Second planet from the Sun; has a dense atmosphere with high…
Third planet from the Sun; its atmosphere protects life and i…
Solar system
System made up of the nine unique planets, including Earth, a…
Mercury
Planet closest to the Sun; has a thin atmosphere with tempera…
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Science chapter 3 astronomy
earth centered model
how long was the earth centered model…
earth centered model also called
sun centered model
the planets, sun, and moon were in fixed orbits around Earth
from the early Greeks to the middle ages
geocentric theory
the moon revolves around earth, and the earth and other plane…
earth centered model
the planets, sun, and moon were in fixed orbits around Earth
how long was the earth centered model…
from the early Greeks to the middle ages
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Science Astronomy Vocabulary
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
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Week 14 Science Vocabulary - Astronomy
Law of Universal Gravitation
thrust
eclipse
revolution
the scientific law that states every object in the universe a…
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
the partial or total blocking of one object by another
the movement of an object around another object
Law of Universal Gravitation
the scientific law that states every object in the universe a…
thrust
the reaction force that propels a rocket forward
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Astronomy Vocabulary 2016 Science
H-R diagram
luminosity
absolute magnitude
apparent magnitude
shows the magnitude and temperature of various life stages of…
how much electromagnetic radiation a star gives off compared…
a measure of brightness of celestial bodies (visible light on…
how bright a star appears to be from earth
H-R diagram
shows the magnitude and temperature of various life stages of…
luminosity
how much electromagnetic radiation a star gives off compared…
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SCIENCE VOCABULARY I: ASTRONOMY
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Mercurio
Venus
Tierra
Marte
Mercury
Mercurio
Venus
Venus
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Science unit 3 (astronomy)
Artificial satellite
Asterisms
Astroid belt
Astronomer
A device placed in orbit around earth or another celestial ob…
Smaller recognizable star patterns within a larger constellat…
Region of rocky debris that forms a ring all the way around t…
A a person who studies astronomy.
Artificial satellite
A device placed in orbit around earth or another celestial ob…
Asterisms
Smaller recognizable star patterns within a larger constellat…
Chapter 3: The Science of Astronomy
Solar Calendars
Lunar Calendars
Scientific Model
Geocentric Model
a calendar that is synchronized with the seasons so that seas…
aimed to stay synchronized with the Moon's 29.5 day cycle of…
a conceptual representation created to explain and predict ob…
placed a spherical Earth at the center of the universe
Solar Calendars
a calendar that is synchronized with the seasons so that seas…
Lunar Calendars
aimed to stay synchronized with the Moon's 29.5 day cycle of…
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Astronomy Vocabulary Set #3
Planet
Inner planets
Outer planets
Dwarf planet
a massive, usually spherical space object that orbits a star…
the first four planets in the solar system; small and rocky s…
the last four planets in the solar system; large and do not h…
a celestial body that orbits the Sun and is not a moon or sat…
Planet
a massive, usually spherical space object that orbits a star…
Inner planets
the first four planets in the solar system; small and rocky s…
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Astronomy science T3
What is the relationship between energ…
What are the colors of visible light f…
What type of electromagnetic radiation…
What does a red shift indicate?
Longer waves= less energy... Shorter waves= more energy
Red... Orange... Yellow... Green... Blue... Indigo... Violet
Shortest=... Longest=
Planet/galaxy is moving away
What is the relationship between energ…
Longer waves= less energy... Shorter waves= more energy
What are the colors of visible light f…
Red... Orange... Yellow... Green... Blue... Indigo... Violet
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Science - Astronomy Vocabulary
Astronomy
Telescope
Optical Telescope
Radio Telescope
The study of objects and matter in spade
A device for observing very distant objects
A device that uses lenses or a combination of lenses and mirr…
A telescope used to gather radio waves given off by objects i…
Astronomy
The study of objects and matter in spade
Telescope
A device for observing very distant objects
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Astronomy and Space Science Vocabulary
Satellite
Planet
Meteor
Comet
Is a body that orbits a planet
Is an object that orbits the sun
Is the streak of light produced when a small object burns up…
Is a cold mixture of dust and ice
Satellite
Is a body that orbits a planet
Planet
Is an object that orbits the sun
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CST 6th Grade Science Astronomy and Space vocabulary Ch 1 & 3
rotation
revolution
meteor
comet
Earth's spinning on it's axis
Earth's movement around the sun
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
mixture of dust and ice that has a trail of light
rotation
Earth's spinning on it's axis
revolution
Earth's movement around the sun
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