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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…
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…
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
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…
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
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.
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…
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
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…
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
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.
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
The amount of direct solar energy a particular area receives…
the day of the year with the most hours of sunlight; longest…
the day of the year with the fewest hours of daylight; shorte…
the tilt of the Earth on its axis (23.…
determines Earth's seasons; causes equator to be heated more…
latitude
The amount of direct solar energy a particular area receives…
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
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…
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…
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…
12 terms
Earth, Moon, and Sun
lunar eclipse
solar eclipse
rotation
revolution
Sometimes, at Full Moon, the Moon passes through Earth's shad…
Sometimes Earth passes through the Moon's shadow, causing a _…
Earth makes one complete _________________ once every 24 hour…
Every month, the moon makes one complete __________________ a…
lunar eclipse
Sometimes, at Full Moon, the Moon passes through Earth's shad…
solar eclipse
Sometimes Earth passes through the Moon's shadow, causing a _…
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…
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.
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
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
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
37 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…
57 terms
BStreet 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…
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
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
16 terms
Sun, Moon and Earth Vocab
force
gravity
orbit
revolve
a push or pull on an object
the force that pulls us towards the center of the Earth, and…
the path around another object
to go around something; to orbit
force
a push or pull on an object
gravity
the force that pulls us towards the center of the Earth, and…
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
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
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…
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
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
Unit 6: Sun, Earth, Moon
Rotation
Revolution
Radiation
Direct sunlight
Spinning
One object going arounds another object
Energy in the form of a wave like light (sun)
Sun is high in the sky and hitting the ground at a 90 degree…
Rotation
Spinning
Revolution
One object going arounds another object
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
18 terms
Earth, Sun, and Moon
Moon
phases of the moon
lunar cycle
lunar eclipse
Earth's natural satellite
the different appearances of the Moon in the sky
29.5 days is 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
sun moon earth
earth mass
earth atmosphere
sun mass
moon mass
Solid. It is less than the sun but more than the moon... shape:…
It contains carbon dioxide and oxygen
shape: spherical... Mass: greatest mass-hydrogen and helium Nucl…
least mass... shape: spherical
earth mass
Solid. It is less than the sun but more than the moon... shape:…
earth atmosphere
It contains carbon dioxide and oxygen
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).
10 terms
Sun, Earth, and Moon
axis
moon
phases of the moon
revolution
an imaginary line that passes from the north pole to the sout…
a natural object that revolves around a planet
the regular changes in the way the moon looks from Earth
one orbit of an object in space around another object in spac…
axis
an imaginary line that passes from the north pole to the sout…
moon
a natural object that revolves around a planet
13 terms
Sun, Earth Moon System
rotation
revolution
Axis
Orbit
spinning on an axis
moving around another object
imaginary line that passes through the Earth's center from th…
Earths path as it revolves around the sun
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
8 terms
Sun,Moon,Earth
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
The study of the moon , stars , and other planets
An imaginary that passes through Earth's center and the North…
The spinning motion of the earth on its axis
...
Astronomy
The study of the moon , stars , and other planets
Axis
An imaginary that passes through Earth's center and the North…
15 terms
Sun, Earth, Moon Review
weight
surface
crater
gravity
how heavy something is. The more mass, the more weight.
the outside part or uppermost layer of something
circular dents shaped like bowls on the surface of a planet,…
natural force that causes objects to pull towards each other…
weight
how heavy something is. The more mass, the more weight.
surface
the outside part or uppermost layer of something
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
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