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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
19 terms
Moon, Earth, and Sun Review
gravity
inertia
neap
craters
The force that pulls the moon toward Earth.
When a car suddenly stops, your body keeps moving.
A tide with the least distance between low and high tides.
The round pits on the moon.
gravity
The force that pulls the moon toward Earth.
inertia
When a car suddenly stops, your body keeps moving.
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
22 terms
Earth, Moon, Sun Review
rotation
revolution
orbit
elliptical orbit
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND AN AXIS
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
A path of a revolving object. Ex - the earth _____ around the…
An orbit shaped like an oval, not a circle
rotation
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND AN AXIS
revolution
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
18 terms
Earth, Moon, and Sun
Orbit
Revolve
Rotate
Satellite
A curved path that is followed by a planet as it moves around…
To go around the sun.
To spin on its axis.
Something that revolves around something else.
Orbit
A curved path that is followed by a planet as it moves around…
Revolve
To go around the sun.
9 terms
Earth, Moon, And Sun
Mare
Umbra
eclipse
Solstice
A Dark Area on the Moon is still called this, even though it…
When the Moon passes through Earth's Shadow during a lunar ec…
This occurs only when a shadow makes , the sun or the moon se…
At this time, the area of sunlight is at a maximum in one hem…
Mare
A Dark Area on the Moon is still called this, even though it…
Umbra
When the Moon passes through Earth's Shadow during a lunar ec…
8 terms
Earth Sun Moon 2
axis
equator
compass
outer core
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center is calle…
An imaginary line that divides Earth into two hemispheres is…
An instrument that consist of a magnetized needle balanced in…
The layer beneath the mantel is the _________ .
axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center is calle…
equator
An imaginary line that divides Earth into two hemispheres is…
20 terms
Sun, Earth, Moon
weight
earth
surface
crater
how heavy something is
planet in our solar system that sustains life
the outside part or uppermost layer of something
circular dents shaped like bowls on the surface of a planet,…
weight
how heavy something is
earth
planet in our solar system that sustains life
9 terms
Earth, Moon, And Sun
Mare
Umbra
eclipse
Solstice
A Dark Area on the Moon is still called this, even though it…
When the Moon passes through Earth's Shadow during a lunar ec…
This occurs only when a shadow makes , the sun or the moon se…
At this time, the area of sunlight is at a maximum in one hem…
Mare
A Dark Area on the Moon is still called this, even though it…
Umbra
When the Moon passes through Earth's Shadow during a lunar ec…
33 terms
Earth, Sun & Moon
eclipse
equinox
solstice
seasons
an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and…
twice-yearly point at which the sun reaches its greatest dist…
Are caused by the tilt of the Earth on its axis; The angle at…
eclipse
an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
equinox
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and…
16 terms
Earth-Moon-Sun
sphere
axis
rotation
revolution
A solid shape that is perfectly round like a ball. No faces,…
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
movement around a longitudinal axis, either toward or away fr…
the motion of a body that travels around another body in spac…
sphere
A solid shape that is perfectly round like a ball. No faces,…
axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
20 terms
Sun-Earth-Moon System
nuclear fusion
radiative zone
convective zone
photosphere
The process by which two or more small nuclei fuse to make a…
the zone of the sun's interior that is between the core and t…
the region of the Sun's interior that is between the radiativ…
the visible surface of the sun
nuclear fusion
The process by which two or more small nuclei fuse to make a…
radiative zone
the zone of the sun's interior that is between the core and t…
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
32 terms
Earth, Sun & Moon
eclipse
equinox
solstice
seasons
an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and…
twice-yearly point at which the sun reaches its greatest dist…
Are caused by the tilt of the Earth on its axis; The angle at…
eclipse
an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
equinox
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and…
40 terms
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 earth around the sun.
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
31 terms
Earth Moon Sun Review
Full Moon
New Moon
Waning Gibbous
Waxing Gibbous
Name the phase... The side of the moon that is lit up by the sun…
Name the Phase... The side of the moon that is facing the Earth…
Name the Phase... The moon is not quite lit up all the way by su…
Name the Phase... At this time more than half of the moon is lit…
Full Moon
Name the phase... The side of the moon that is lit up by the sun…
New Moon
Name the Phase... The side of the moon that is facing the Earth…
38 terms
Ch 19 Earth, Moon, Sun
astronomy
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
An imaginary line that passes thought Earth's center and the…
The spinning motion of a planet on it's 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 thought Earth's center and the…
15 terms
Earth, Moon, and Sun
24 hours
lunar eclipse
solar eclipse
phase
It takes about ___________ for the Earth to make one rotation.
Sometimes, at Full Moon, the Moon passes through Earth's shad…
Sometimes Earth passes through the Moon's shadow, causing a _…
The shape of the lighted part of the Moon that we see is the…
24 hours
It takes about ___________ for the Earth to make one rotation.
lunar eclipse
Sometimes, at Full Moon, the Moon passes through Earth's shad…
66 terms
Earth, Moon, & Sun
satellite
meteor
planet
comet
a body that orbits a planet.
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
an object that 1. orbits the sun 2. large enough to have beco…
cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail as it…
satellite
a body that orbits a planet.
meteor
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
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
48 terms
Earth, Moon and Sun
Natural satellite
Three major types of rock
Type of rock found on our moon
Type of atmosphere on the moon
Scientific name for a moon
Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
Igneous rock
none
Natural satellite
Scientific name for a moon
Three major types of rock
Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
21 terms
Sun, Earth, and Moon
What causes day and night?
How long does it take for the earth to…
How long does the earth take to rotate?
What causes seasons on the earth?
the rotation of the earth
365 1/4 days
24 hours
As Earth revolves around the sun it is tilted on its axis
What causes day and night?
the rotation of the earth
How long does it take for the earth to…
365 1/4 days
27 terms
Unit 6: Sun, Moon, Earth
Revolution
Solstice
Astronomy
Orbit
An object going around another object
Longest or shortest day of the year
The study of everthing in outer space
The path an object takes around another object
Revolution
An object going around another object
Solstice
Longest or shortest day of the year
26 terms
sun moon earth
Rotation
24 hours
day and night
Revolution
_______ spinning motion of an object around its own axis.
It takes the earth __ ______ to complete 1 rotation.
The Earth's rotation causes us to have ___ ___ ____.
______ is the way an object moves in a circular motion around…
Rotation
_______ spinning motion of an object around its own axis.
24 hours
It takes the earth __ ______ to complete 1 rotation.
12 terms
Earth-Moon-Sun System
Time Zone
Rotation
Revolution
Ecliptic
24 regions or divisions of the globe approximately coinciding…
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND AN AXIS
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
Plane that contains Earth's orbit around the Sun.
Time Zone
24 regions or divisions of the globe approximately coinciding…
Rotation
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND AN AXIS
32 terms
Motions of the Earth , Moon & Sun Vocabulary
Eccentricity and Ellipse
Ellipse
Eccentricity
Eccentricity Formula
planets travel around the Sun in elliptical paths
circular shape that consists of two properties length of majo…
the amount of flattening of an ellipse
Eccentricity= distance between foci / length of major axis…
Eccentricity and Ellipse
planets travel around the Sun in elliptical paths
Ellipse
circular shape that consists of two properties length of majo…
13 terms
Sun, Moon, Earth
Revolution
Solstice
Orbit
Rotation
An object going around another object
Longest or shortest day of the year
The path an object takes around another object
A spinning motion
Revolution
An object going around another object
Solstice
Longest or shortest day of the year
19 terms
Sun/Earth/Moon System
Moon (Lunar) Cycle
Moon Phases
Orbit
Rotation
The process of the Moon changing shapes.
Stages that show how much of the moon is lit up by the Sun.…
To go around something or revolve.
To spin around.
Moon (Lunar) Cycle
The process of the Moon changing shapes.
Moon Phases
Stages that show how much of the moon is lit up by the Sun.…
13 terms
Earth, Moon, Sun Relationship
Seasons
Tilt
Axis
Rotate
Earth has four seasons that change as she orbits the sun.
tipping or slanting
An imaginary line around which Earth rotates.
to spin around an axis
Seasons
Earth has four seasons that change as she orbits the sun.
Tilt
tipping or slanting
28 terms
Earth, Sun, and Moon
the Sun
the Moon
Mercury
Venus
the star in the center of our solar system; it is responsible…
Earth's only natural satellite; was created from ejected magm…
the first planet from the Sun; referred to as Hermes in Greek…
the second planet from the Sun; referred to as Aphrodite in G…
the Sun
the star in the center of our solar system; it is responsible…
the Moon
Earth's only natural satellite; was created from ejected magm…
66 terms
Earth, Moon, & Sun
satellite
meteor
planet
comet
a body that orbits a planet.
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
an object that 1. orbits the sun 2. large enough to have beco…
cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail as it…
satellite
a body that orbits a planet.
meteor
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
22 terms
Earth and Moon
Moon
phases of the moon
lunar cycle
lunar eclipse
Earth's natural satellite
the different appearances of the Moon in the sky
the period of time from new Moon to new Moon
occurs when the Moon moves into Earth's shadow
Moon
Earth's natural satellite
phases of the moon
the different appearances of the Moon in the sky
28 terms
Astronomy: Earth, Moon & Sun
1. astronomy
1. axis
1. rotation
1. 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
1. astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
1. axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
23 terms
Sun, Earth & Moon
rotation
revolution
Neap Tide
Spring Tide
spinning on an axis
moving around another object
when the sun, earth and moon make a right angle
when the sun, earth, and moon are lined up
rotation
spinning on an axis
revolution
moving around another object
29 terms
Earth, Moon, & Sun
crescent moon
full moon
gibbous moon
illuminate
a moon phase that looks like less than a half circle from Earth
a moon phase that looks like a full circle from Earth
a moon phase that looks like more than a half circle from Earth
to shine light on an object and make it visible
crescent moon
a moon phase that looks like less than a half circle from Earth
full moon
a moon phase that looks like a full circle from Earth
27 terms
Sun-Earth-Moon System_bclemmons
the tilt of the Earth on its axis (23.…
latitude
summer solstice
winter solstice
determines Earth's seasons; causes equator to be heated more…
determines the amount of direct solar energy a particular are…
the day of the year with the most hours of sunlight
the day of the year with the fewest hours of daylight
the tilt of the Earth on its axis (23.…
determines Earth's seasons; causes equator to be heated more…
latitude
determines the amount of direct solar energy a particular are…
20 terms
Earth-Moon-Sun
axis
day
eclipse
equinox
an imaginary line that runs from a planet's North Pole to the…
the time it takes a planet to complete one full rotation on i…
an event during which one object in space casts a shadow onto…
two days out of the year when the sun shines equally on the N…
axis
an imaginary line that runs from a planet's North Pole to the…
day
the time it takes a planet to complete one full rotation on i…
25 terms
Earth Moon Sun Vocab
Rotation
Revolution
Ellipse
Solstice
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
The movement of an object around another object
A elongated circle, or oval shape, the shape of the planets o…
Either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its gr…
Rotation
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
Revolution
The movement of an object around another object
66 terms
AS Earth, Moon, & Sun
satellite
meteor
planet
comet
a body that orbits a planet.
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
an object that 1. orbits the sun 2. large enough to have beco…
cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail as it…
satellite
a body that orbits a planet.
meteor
streak of light produced when a small object burns up enterin…
20 terms
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).
20 terms
Earth, Sun & Moon
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
25 terms
Earth, Sun & Moon
The Earth is the _______ planet from t…
The earth is about __________ km from…
The earth is a ______________ active p…
The moon _________ around the Earth.
Third
150 million
Geologically
Revolves
The Earth is the _______ planet from t…
Third
The earth is about __________ km from…
150 million
17 terms
Sun-Earth-Moon System
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
path that an object follows as it moves around another object
the motion of one object around another object
a spinning motion
a day when Earth's rotation axis is the most toward or away f…
orbit
path that an object follows as it moves around another object
revolution
the motion of one object around another object
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…
25 terms
Motions of the Earth , Moon & Sun Review
Is the Sun's daily path through the sk…
What causes the Sun's daily path throu…
Why do stars appear to move through th…
In what direction (clockwise or counte…
Apparent Motion
Earth Rotates
Earth Rotates 15 degree per hour
Counter clockwise
Is the Sun's daily path through the sk…
Apparent Motion
What causes the Sun's daily path throu…
Earth Rotates
15 terms
Earth-SUN-Moon Arabic
Sphere ميدان
Axis محور
Rotation دوران
Revolution ثورة
جولة ، وجوه ثلاثية الأبعاد
الخط الوهمي العمودي حولها يدور الأرض
الغزل من الأرض حول محورها
مدار الأرض السنوي حول الشمس. كما أن القمر هو قمر الأرض ، الأر…
Sphere ميدان
جولة ، وجوه ثلاثية الأبعاد
Axis محور
الخط الوهمي العمودي حولها يدور الأرض
11 terms
Sun, Earth, and Moon 5th Grade
revolve
axis
rotates
day/night
to move around something in a circular motion around a centra…
imaginary line that goes through Earth from pole to pole
Earth does this on its axis; takes approximately 24 hours
Earth's spinning on its axis causes this cycle
revolve
to move around something in a circular motion around a centra…
axis
imaginary line that goes through Earth from pole to pole
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
9 terms
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
13 terms
Astronomy (Earth/Sun/Moon)
rotation
revolution
orbital period
seasons
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
The length of time it takes for a planet or other body to tra…
Caused by the tilt of Earth on its axis as it revolves around…
rotation
Earth spinning on it's axis
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
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