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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…
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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).
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Moon Phases Earth Science
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
When we cannot see any part of the illuminated moon on Earth.
The first visible phase after a new moon.
The moon phase between waxing crescent and waxing gibbous.
The phase after first quarter before the full moon.
New Moon
When we cannot see any part of the illuminated moon on Earth.
Waxing Crescent
The first visible phase after a new moon.
Earth Science EARTH-MOON-SUN
round, 3 dimensional object (like a ba…
imaginary line "between" the north and…
How long (exactly) does it take for th…
What is responsible for our days and n…
sphere
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
rotation
round, 3 dimensional object (like a ba…
sphere
imaginary line "between" the north and…
axis
Earth Science: Earth, Moon and Sun
Rotate/ Rotation
Axis
Night
Day
Making a complete spin on an axis. Example: The spinning of a…
An imaginary line that passes from the North Pole to the Sout…
This happens when our side of the Earth is facing away from t…
This happens when our side of the Earth is the Sun
Rotate/ Rotation
Making a complete spin on an axis. Example: The spinning of a…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes from the North Pole to the Sout…
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Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
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
Science Vocabulary - Earth, Moon, Sun
axis
eclipse
equinox
lunar eclipse
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
twice a year when day and night are each about 12 hours long…
occurs at a full moon when Earth is directly between the moon…
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
eclipse
the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
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…
Earth Science (Moon Phase)
Sidereal Month
Barycenter
same side faces earth
elliptical tilted 5 degrees
The moon moves eastward in an orbit around Earth, each orbit…
Earth and the moon act like twin planets revolving around a c…
As the moon makes one revolution around Earth, it is making o…
the shape of the moons orbit around Earth is ______ from the…
Sidereal Month
The moon moves eastward in an orbit around Earth, each orbit…
Barycenter
Earth and the moon act like twin planets revolving around a c…
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Earth Science Vocabulary Moon
New Moon
Waxing Crescent Moon
First Quarter Moon
Waxing Gibbous Moon
The moon is between the Sun and Earth. You can't see the ligh…
The lighted side of the Moon begins to show. The Moon is waxi…
The Moon is a quarter of the way around Earth. This is someti…
The Moon is almost full. The lighted part you see is on the r…
New Moon
The moon is between the Sun and Earth. You can't see the ligh…
Waxing Crescent Moon
The lighted side of the Moon begins to show. The Moon is waxi…
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SCIENCE Earth, Moon, and Sun
Solar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Spring Tide
Phases of the Moon
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth i…
A high or low tide that occurs when the Sun, Earth and Moon a…
The different shapes of the moon you see from Earth are calle…
Solar Eclipse
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
Lunar Eclipse
The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth i…
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SCIENCE TEST: Earth, Moon & Sun
What does earth's rotation cause?
Why does the sun appear to move across…
How do we know that the earth is tilted?
How long does it take the earth to mov…
it causes day and night
because the earth rotates on its axis
because there are different seasons
it takes one year
What does earth's rotation cause?
it causes day and night
Why does the sun appear to move across…
because the earth rotates on its axis
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Earth Science Regents Moon
Axis of rotation
West to east
24
Noon
An imaginary line about which a turning body, such as Earth,…
We move ____ __ ____ as the Earth turns
Earth turns on its axis once every ____ hours
It's _____ when a location is in the middle of the sunlit side
Axis of rotation
An imaginary line about which a turning body, such as Earth,…
West to east
We move ____ __ ____ as the Earth turns
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…
7 terms
Science- Sun, Moon, Earth
astronomer
crater
gravity
meteorite
A scientist who studies objects in space.
A bowl-shaped pit that is made when a meteorite collides with…
A pull that every object has on every other object.
A chunk of rock or metal from space that lands on a planet or…
astronomer
A scientist who studies objects in space.
crater
A bowl-shaped pit that is made when a meteorite collides with…
Science: Earth, Sun, Moon
Sun
Sun
Earth
Earth
considered and average star
huge ball of white gases
completely orbits the sun in 365 1/4 days
has one moon
Sun
considered and average star
Sun
huge ball of white gases
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 Science: Sun, Earth, Moon
Sun
Earth
Moon
Solar Eclipse
A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the p…
3rd planet from sun; has an atmosphere that protects life & s…
Earth's only natural satellite; It takes the 27.3 days for th…
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
Sun
A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the p…
Earth
3rd planet from sun; has an atmosphere that protects life & s…
7 terms
Science Earth,Moon,Sun
Solar System
Axis
Waxing
Orbit
All the planets moon, and other space objects going around th…
Imaginary line that goes through the north and south poles th…
When the lit part of the moon increases
The pathway the earth takes around the sun
Solar System
All the planets moon, and other space objects going around th…
Axis
Imaginary line that goes through the north and south poles th…
10 terms
Science: Earth, Moon, Sun
Lunar
Phases
Waxing
Waning
relating to the moon.
the apparent shape of the moon at anytime in its series of ch…
to increase an apparent size
to grow gradually smaller
Lunar
relating to the moon.
Phases
the apparent shape of the moon at anytime in its series of ch…
Science earth moon sun
Axis
Revolution
Solstice
Summer solstice
•an imaginary line that passes through the poles
•an object spinning around another object ... •1 revolution=1 year
•The 2 days of the year when the earth poles are the most til…
•When the northern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun ... •Jun…
Axis
•an imaginary line that passes through the poles
Revolution
•an object spinning around another object ... •1 revolution=1 year
29 terms
science earth moon sun
rotation
Earth's Rotation
Moon's Rotation
revolution
on an axis
24 hours
27.3 hours
moving around something-orbit
rotation
on an axis
Earth's Rotation
24 hours
Science - Moon Earth Sun
Sun
Earth
Moon
Rotation
The star at the center of our solar system
The third planet from the Sun
Earth's only natural satellite; 27.3 days for the earth to co…
to turn around a center point or an axis. Earth rotates fully…
Sun
The star at the center of our solar system
Earth
The third planet from the Sun
30 terms
Science Earth, Moon, Sun
Astronomy
rotation
orbit
solstice
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The spinning of Earth on its axis
The path an object follows as it moves around another object
Sun is farthest north or south from the equator
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
rotation
The spinning of Earth on its axis
Science Earth, Moon, sun
Neap tides
Inertia keeps
Eclipse
Gravity
Earth and sun is at a right angle to Earth and moon, the sun'…
Earth moving and prevents us from running into the sun
an object is space that comes between the sun and a third obj…
the force that pulls objects toward eachother
Neap tides
Earth and sun is at a right angle to Earth and moon, the sun'…
Inertia keeps
Earth moving and prevents us from running into the sun
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Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
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
Moon-Sun-Earth Science vocabulary
Rotation
Revolution
Sphere
Axis
The spinning of an object around a central-axis one compltete…
A curved path as one object takes as it moves around another…
A round three-dimensional object whose surface is the same di…
imaginary vertical line cutting through the center of earth,…
Rotation
The spinning of an object around a central-axis one compltete…
Revolution
A curved path as one object takes as it moves around another…
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Earth Science: Earth, Moon, and Sun
rotation
Earth rotates on its axis
it is winter in the northern hemisphere
velocity
Earth's spinning on its axis is called:
What event occurs once every 24 hours?
When the south end of Earth's axis is tilted towards the sun:
The force that propels a rocket forward is called:
rotation
Earth's spinning on its axis is called:
Earth rotates on its axis
What event occurs once every 24 hours?
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Earth, Sun & Moon :: Astronomy :: Earth Science
astronomy
solar system
orbit
revolve
The study of the stars, planets, and space
The sun and the planets that orbit it.
The circular path an object takes around a center point.
To go around a center point in a round shape (in an orbit)
astronomy
The study of the stars, planets, and space
solar system
The sun and the planets that orbit it.
Science: Earth, Sun, Moon
Revolve
Revolution
Gravitational Force
Axis
Move around other objects in space.
The motion of one object around another object.
A force, this force pulls objects toward each other.
An imaginary line that runs through the Earth from the North…
Revolve
Move around other objects in space.
Revolution
The motion of one object around another object.
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Earth Science 7th Grade: Earth/Moon/Sun
Neap Tide
Spring Tide
Daily Tides
Phases of the Moon
a tide of minimum range occurring at the first and the third…
a tide of greater-than-average range around the times of new…
the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effect…
the appearance of the illuminated portion of the Moon as seen…
Neap Tide
a tide of minimum range occurring at the first and the third…
Spring Tide
a tide of greater-than-average range around the times of new…
science- EARTH MOON AND SUN
Revolve
Rotate
Alignment
Full Moon
to go around something in a circle; to turn around in a circle
to spin on an axis
several things in a straight line
moon phase when the entire side facing Earth is illuminated.
Revolve
to go around something in a circle; to turn around in a circle
Rotate
to spin on an axis
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Science Earth, Moon and Sun
rotate
equator
Northern and Southern Hemispheres
satellite
to spin in place around a central line or axis
the imaginary line that divides Earth into two halves: the No…
name the two hemispheres
a body that orbits a plnet
rotate
to spin in place around a central line or axis
equator
the imaginary line that divides Earth into two halves: the No…
18 terms
Science-Sun Earth Moon
Solar system
Galaxy
Universe
Name of Galaxy we live in
1 star and the planets that orbit it
Group of billion stars
Everything in space
The milky way
Solar system
1 star and the planets that orbit it
Galaxy
Group of billion stars
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Science Sun, Moon, and Earth
Rotate (Rotation)
Axis
Revolve (Revolution)
Orbit
Rotation is something that spins. It only rotates in place.... E…
An imaginary line that shows the center of the rotational obj…
To go around an object. Similar to rotate but revolving is no…
The circular path an object goes in. The object usually goes…
Rotate (Rotation)
Rotation is something that spins. It only rotates in place.... E…
Axis
An imaginary line that shows the center of the rotational obj…
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Science earth moon and sun
Roatate
Axis
Revolve
Orbit
When the axis spins its called a rotation. Also when the eart…
An imaginary line through a body that rotates. The earth spin…
To go around something in a circular motion. Basically the ea…
The path of an object as it goes around another object. In th…
Roatate
When the axis spins its called a rotation. Also when the eart…
Axis
An imaginary line through a body that rotates. The earth spin…
56 terms
Science 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…
Earth spinning on it's axis
the earth moving in orbit 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…
12 terms
Earth Science: Moon
What are all the phases of the moon?
Was is the umbra? Preumbra?
What causes a solar eclipse?
What causes a lunar eclipse?
Waxing Crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, wa…
Solar eclipses happen when the moon goes directly btwn the su…
The shadow of the Earth falls on the Moon.
What are all the phases of the moon?
Waxing Crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, wa…
Was is the umbra? Preumbra?
Science Earth, Sun and Moon
Axis of Rotation
Hemisphere
Orbit
Revolution
An imaginary line running through the center of the Earth; en…
Half of a spherical celestial body (planet Earth); northern a…
The curved path of an object around a given point in space ca…
The motion of one object around another object.
Axis of Rotation
An imaginary line running through the center of the Earth; en…
Hemisphere
Half of a spherical celestial body (planet Earth); northern a…
Science - Sun, Moon, and Earth
astronomy
comet
crater
galaxy
Tthe science that deals with the universe beyond the Earth. I…
A celestial object consisting of a nucleus of ice and dust an…
A large, bowl-shaped cavity in the ground or on the surface o…
A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas…
astronomy
Tthe science that deals with the universe beyond the Earth. I…
comet
A celestial object consisting of a nucleus of ice and dust an…
26 terms
Sun, Earth, and Moon Science
The entire world uses this type of mea…
What measuring system does the US use…
Other than for medicine and science, w…
There is only ______ unit(s) to rememb…
Metric System
Metric System
English Standard Measure
one
The entire world uses this type of mea…
Metric System
What measuring system does the US use…
Metric System
12 terms
Science - Earth, Moon & the Sun
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
To spin around.
A real or imaginary line that a spinning object turns around.
To move in a circular or nearly circular path around somethin…
The path an object follows as it revolves.
rotate
To spin around.
axis
A real or imaginary line that a spinning object turns around.
science moon Earth and sun
new moon
crescent
gibbous
quarter moon
there is no light on the side of the moon that we see from ea…
only a small silver of the side of the moon we see is light up
more than half of the moon is light up but it is less than a…
exactly half of the moon is lit up from the side we see
new moon
there is no light on the side of the moon that we see from ea…
crescent
only a small silver of the side of the moon we see is light up
Science - Sun, Earth, and Moon
Gravity
Impact Theory
Lunar Eclipse
Orbit
the center-seeking force that holds the Earth in its orbit ar…
A mars sized planet struck the Earth, splashed, and caused mo…
occurs when the Earth's shadow falls on the moon; only occurs…
the path that a revolving object takes around another object
Gravity
the center-seeking force that holds the Earth in its orbit ar…
Impact Theory
A mars sized planet struck the Earth, splashed, and caused mo…
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science moon Earth and sun
new moon
crescent
gibbous
quarter moon
there is no light on the side of the moon that we see from ea…
only a small silver of the side of the moon we see is light up
more than half of the moon is light up but it is less than a…
exactly half of the moon is lit up from the side we see
new moon
there is no light on the side of the moon that we see from ea…
crescent
only a small silver of the side of the moon we see is light up
29 terms
Science: Sun, Moon, and Earth
The Big Bang
Matter
Mass
Weight
The theory that explains how EVERYTHING including SPACE and T…
Everything is matter. Matter has mass
How much MATTER (stuff) is in something ... The more mass the mo…
How much force is being pulled down on an object due to gravity
The Big Bang
The theory that explains how EVERYTHING including SPACE and T…
Matter
Everything is matter. Matter has mass
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Science; Earth, Moon, and Sun
Orbit
Revolution
Rotation
Rotation Axis
The path an object follows as it moves around another object
The orbit of one object around another object
The spin of an object around its axis
The line on which an object rotates
Orbit
The path an object follows as it moves around another object
Revolution
The orbit of one object around another object
Science: Earth, Sun ,and Moon
How earth Moves ... Two Major Directions
Rotation
Revolution
Orbit
Rotation and Revolution
Rotation is the earth spinning on its axis ... Causes night and…
The path around the sun ... One revolution= 1 earth year
Eclipse
How earth Moves ... Two Major Directions
Rotation and Revolution
Rotation
Rotation is the earth spinning on its axis ... Causes night and…
Earth Science: Earth-Sun-Moon
Aristotle
Earth's Shape
Earth's Axis
Earth's Orbit
350 B.C. - A Greek philosopher and scientist who thought the…
Spherical with a bulge around the equator.
The point at which Earth rotates. 23.5° from being vertical.…
Earth is a satellite of the Sun. Its orbit is an ellipse.
Aristotle
350 B.C. - A Greek philosopher and scientist who thought the…
Earth's Shape
Spherical with a bulge around the equator.
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