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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
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…
38 terms
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
...
constellation
a pattern of stars in the sky
15 terms
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.
14 terms
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…
21 terms
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…
13 terms
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…
10 terms
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…
12 terms
#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…
12 terms
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
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…
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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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
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…
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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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…
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…
35 terms
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
20 terms
Science (astronomy 3)
Earth's rotation causes...
Earths rotation causes...
From season to season, how much does t…
Dec 21
Day and night
The seasons
23.5
Winter solstuce
Earth's rotation causes...
Day and night
Earths rotation causes...
The seasons
23 terms
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…
23 terms
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…
37 terms
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
10 terms
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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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…
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…
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
26 terms
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 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
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…
14 terms
Chapter 3 - The Science of Astronomy
Naked eye astronomy
Positional astronomy
The Greeks
Greek geocentric model
ancient civilizations - Astronomy that requires no equipment…
the study of the positions of objects in the sky and how posi…
the first people to make models of nature - tried to explain…
earth is the centre of the universe - heavens are perfect - d…
Naked eye astronomy
ancient civilizations - Astronomy that requires no equipment…
Positional astronomy
the study of the positions of objects in the sky and how posi…
13 terms
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....
20 terms
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
58 terms
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…
9 terms
Science- Astronomy 3/stars
interstellar medium
hydrogen and dust
nebula
hydrogen and dust
What is the first stage in a star's life-cycle.
interstellar medium is made out of
a cloud of interstellar medium is called
nebula is made out of
interstellar medium
What is the first stage in a star's life-cycle.
hydrogen and dust
interstellar medium is made out of
12 terms
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…
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…
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
45 terms
Chapter 3: The Science of Astronomy
Practical applications of astronomy
Lunar calendar
Solar calendar
Metonic cycle
Timekeeping, tracking seasonal changes, navigation
Calendars that are synchronized with the 29.5 day lunar cycle…
A calendar that is synchronized such that events like solstic…
Lunar phases repeat on the same solar dates around every 19 y…
Practical applications of astronomy
Timekeeping, tracking seasonal changes, navigation
Lunar calendar
Calendars that are synchronized with the 29.5 day lunar cycle…
10 terms
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
10 terms
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
17 terms
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
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…
23 terms
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
14 terms
7th Grade Science Astronomy Chapter 3.3
Terrestrial Planets
Greenhouse Effect
Period of rotation
Period of revolution
The name often given to the four inner planets: Mercury, Venu…
The trapping of heat by a planet's atmosphere; natural phenom…
The time it takes for a planet to rotate/spin on it axis: uni…
The time it takes for a planet to revolve around the sun - un…
Terrestrial Planets
The name often given to the four inner planets: Mercury, Venu…
Greenhouse Effect
The trapping of heat by a planet's atmosphere; natural phenom…
24 terms
Chapter 3: The Science of Astronomy
Practical Benefits of Astronomy
Solar Calender
Lunar Calendar
Archaeastronomy
Telling seasons (moon crescent, stonehenge, Temples), time ma…
Runs with the seans
Each new month starts with the same moon phase (Jewish, Muslim)
Archaeology and Astronomy: Inca and building placement, Polyn…
Practical Benefits of Astronomy
Telling seasons (moon crescent, stonehenge, Temples), time ma…
Solar Calender
Runs with the seans
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…
13 terms
Chapter 3: The Science of Astronomy
scientific model
geocentric model
ptolemaic model
copernican revolution
a conceptual representation created to explain and predict ob…
in this model, the Greeks placed spherical Earth at the cente…
geocentric model that adapted and synthesized earlier ideas a…
fundamentally changed the way we perceive our place in the un…
scientific model
a conceptual representation created to explain and predict ob…
geocentric model
in this model, the Greeks placed spherical Earth at the cente…
34 terms
CHAPTER 3=The Science of Astronomy
How did people from Central Africa pre…
Who divided the time in 12 hours
aphelion
apparent retrograde motion
From the orientation of the crescent moon relative to the hor…
The Egyptians
The point at which an object orbiting the Sun is farthest fro…
The apparent motion of a planet, as viewed from Earth, during…
How did people from Central Africa pre…
From the orientation of the crescent moon relative to the hor…
Who divided the time in 12 hours
The Egyptians
Astronomy 3 science
Duration
Intensity
Zenith
Altitidue
How long the sun is out for
How strong the suns light is
Highest point above observers overhead (90°)
How high in the sky the sun is. From 0° at the horizion to 90…
Duration
How long the sun is out for
Intensity
How strong the suns light is
7 terms
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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