How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "tides eclipses seasons"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "tides eclipses seasons"

25 terms
Seasons, Tides and Eclipses
atmosphere
axis
crater
gravity
The layer of gases surrounding Earth or another planet.
The imaginary line on which an object rotates.
A bowl-shaped pit.
A force that pulls two or more objects toward each other.
atmosphere
The layer of gases surrounding Earth or another planet.
axis
The imaginary line on which an object rotates.
45 terms
Seasons, Moon, Eclipses, & Tides
revolution
rotation
solstice
summer solstice
circling around
spinning around (on axis)
sun reaches highest or lowest point in the sky at noon
sun at northernmost point (approx. June 21)
revolution
circling around
rotation
spinning around (on axis)
12 terms
Tides, Seasons and Eclipses
Spring tide
Neap tide
What is the main cause of tides on Ear…
Equinox
The tide with the greatest difference between high and low ti…
a tide with the least difference between high and low tide th…
The moon's gravity
Either of the two days of the year on which neither hemispher…
Spring tide
The tide with the greatest difference between high and low ti…
Neap tide
a tide with the least difference between high and low tide th…
31 terms
Test Review for Seasons, Tides & Eclipses
low tide
high tide
Sun >> Earth >> Moon
Sun >> Moon >> Earth
the lowest water level during a day on the ocean
the highest water level during a day on the ocean
Position of Sun, Earth and Moon during LUNAR eclipse
Position of Sun, Earth and Moon during SOLAR eclipse
low tide
the lowest water level during a day on the ocean
high tide
the highest water level during a day on the ocean
25 terms
Seasons, Tides and Eclipses
atmosphere
axis
crater
gravity
The layer of gases surrounding Earth or another planet.
The imaginary line on which an object rotates.
A bowl-shaped pit.
A force that pulls two or more objects toward each other.
atmosphere
The layer of gases surrounding Earth or another planet.
axis
The imaginary line on which an object rotates.
24 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses & Tides
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
Earth spinning on it's axis
Either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its gr…
orbit
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
11 terms
Seasons, Tides, and Eclipses.
Season
Winter
Summer
Winter Solstice
Longterm predictable patterns in the weather that are due to…
When the hemisphere is tilted away from the Sun resulting in…
When the hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun resulting in dir…
The longest night of the year occuring on December 21 in the…
Season
Longterm predictable patterns in the weather that are due to…
Winter
When the hemisphere is tilted away from the Sun resulting in…
22 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses, Tides
Summer
Moon's orbit
Earth's orbit
Gravitational Force
Season with the most energy from the Sun and longest days; ha…
Elliptical orbit, lasting about one month
Elliptical, lasting about one year
The force that keeps Moon orbiting around the Earth, and the…
Summer
Season with the most energy from the Sun and longest days; ha…
Moon's orbit
Elliptical orbit, lasting about one month
12 terms
Eclipses, Tides, and Seasons
Penumbra
Umbra
penumbra
Total Eclipse
The lighter shadow that is lighter than the umbra
the darker middle part of the shadow
which part of the shadow covers a wider area the umbra or pen…
The sun is completely blocked and only light from its rim can…
Penumbra
The lighter shadow that is lighter than the umbra
Umbra
the darker middle part of the shadow
71 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, Eclipses
29.5 days
Sun and Moon's gravity
Revolution
2 Reasons for the seasons
How long does it take the Moon to complete a cycle of phases…
What two forces cause the tides?
What is the motion of the Moon around the Earth called?
---changes in daylight hours... ---changes in solar energy per u…
29.5 days
How long does it take the Moon to complete a cycle of phases…
Sun and Moon's gravity
What two forces cause the tides?
23 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses, Tides
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
Earth spinning on it's axis
Either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its gr…
orbit
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
10 terms
Tides, Seasons, and Eclipses
Tides
Spring Tides
Neap Tides
High Tide
Daily movements of ocean water that change the level of the o…
Tides with maximum daily tidal range that occur during the ne…
Tides with minimum daily tidal range that occur during the fi…
Bulges (bump) due to the motion of the Earth and the moon aro…
Tides
Daily movements of ocean water that change the level of the o…
Spring Tides
Tides with maximum daily tidal range that occur during the ne…
71 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, Eclipses
29.5 days
Sun and Moon's gravity
Revolution
2 Reasons for the seasons
How long does it take the Moon to complete a cycle of phases…
What two forces cause the tides?
What is the motion of the Moon around the Earth called?
---changes in daylight hours... ---changes in solar energy per u…
29.5 days
How long does it take the Moon to complete a cycle of phases…
Sun and Moon's gravity
What two forces cause the tides?
20 terms
Moons, Eclipses, Tides, Seasons
What phase of the moon does a solar ec…
What is the order of the earth sun, an…
What phase of the moon does as lunar e…
What is the order of the earth, moon,…
New Moon
sun, moon, earth
Full Moon
sun, earth, moon
What phase of the moon does a solar ec…
New Moon
What is the order of the earth sun, an…
sun, moon, earth
24 terms
Seasons, Tides, and Eclipses.
Season
Winter
Summer
Winter Solstice
Longterm predictable patterns in the weather that are due to…
When the hemisphere is tilted away from the Sun resulting in…
When the hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun resulting in dir…
The longest night of the year occuring on December 21 in the…
Season
Longterm predictable patterns in the weather that are due to…
Winter
When the hemisphere is tilted away from the Sun resulting in…
16 terms
Seasons/ tides/ eclipses/ solstices
Tide
Perigee (tides)
Apogee (tides)
How does distance affect gravitational…
Result from the pull of gravity between the earth and moon an…
Refers to when the moon is closest to earth
Refers to when the moon is at its farthest point from earth
The closer it is, the stronger the gravitational pull and eff…
Tide
Result from the pull of gravity between the earth and moon an…
Perigee (tides)
Refers to when the moon is closest to earth
29 terms
Eclipses/tides/seasons
inertia
tides
gravity
weight
a property of matter by which it continues in its existing st…
the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced b…
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
A measure of the force of gravity on an object that can change.
inertia
a property of matter by which it continues in its existing st…
tides
the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced b…
19 terms
Seasons Tides Eclipses
When does winter start
when does spring start
when does summer start
when does fall start
december 21
march 21
june 21
september 21
When does winter start
december 21
when does spring start
march 21
11 terms
Seasons, Tides, and Eclipses
Very weak tides, typically during the…
Very strong tides, Typically during th…
23.5 degrees
12 hours of light and 12 hours of dark…
Neap Tides
Spring tides
How much the earth is tilted?
Equinox
Very weak tides, typically during the…
Neap Tides
Very strong tides, Typically during th…
Spring tides
10 terms
Seasons, tides, eclipses
Earth in the middle of the solar syste…
Sun in the middle of the solar system…
Why are tides higher during a new moon
What season is it in the Southern Hemi…
Geocentric
Heliocentric
The sun and the moons Gravity is pulling on the ocean from th…
Summer
Earth in the middle of the solar syste…
Geocentric
Sun in the middle of the solar system…
Heliocentric
33 terms
Phases of the Moon, Tides, Eclipses, Seasons
Revolution
Rotation
Counter Clockwise
Waxing Phases
An object moving around another object
An object turning once on its axis
Direction of revolutionary movement of objects in the solar s…
Phases of the moon from new to full; light on the right
Revolution
An object moving around another object
Rotation
An object turning once on its axis
40 terms
Phases/Eclipses/Tides/Seasons Quizlet
How long is Earth's rotation?
Why does the Sun set in the west and r…
How long does it take the Earth to rev…
The Earth revolves around the Sun in w…
24 hours
Earth's rotation is counterclockwise from west to east
365 and 1/4 days
Elliptical orbit
How long is Earth's rotation?
24 hours
Why does the Sun set in the west and r…
Earth's rotation is counterclockwise from west to east
10 terms
Season, Tides, and Eclipses
Spring Tide
Neap Tide
Eclipse
Solar eclipse
Sun and moon in direct alignment, straight line, full gravita…
Sun and moon not aligned, 90° angle, shared gravitational pul…
Blocks out light
Moon passes between earth and the sun
Spring Tide
Sun and moon in direct alignment, straight line, full gravita…
Neap Tide
Sun and moon not aligned, 90° angle, shared gravitational pul…
22 terms
Season, Tides, Eclipses
The type of eclipse can only happen du…
The number of low tides and high tides…
In the winter we have less hours of da…
In the summer we have more hours of da…
solar eclipse
two (2)
low
high
The type of eclipse can only happen du…
solar eclipse
The number of low tides and high tides…
two (2)
18 terms
Science eclipses/tides/seasons
When it's a solar eclipse?
When it's a lunar eclipse?
Waxing crescent?
What is a new moon?
Moon smaller shadow, umbra up top, penumbra bottom, moons in…
Earths in front, earths biggest shadow, penumbra up and down,…
Backwards c
Nothing's there
When it's a solar eclipse?
Moon smaller shadow, umbra up top, penumbra bottom, moons in…
When it's a lunar eclipse?
Earths in front, earths biggest shadow, penumbra up and down,…
20 terms
Seasons, Gravity, Tides, Eclipse
What happens when the area in which yo…
What causes the seasons to change?
What happens when it's apring in the S…
Why does the area arpund the equator s…
it's winter in your area
the earths tilt un realation to the sun
its fall in the Northern Hemisphere
it recieves the same amoust if direct sublight year - round
What happens when the area in which yo…
it's winter in your area
What causes the seasons to change?
the earths tilt un realation to the sun
30 terms
Eclipses/Seasons/Tides Science Quiz
spring tides
neap tides
tidal bulges
why do tidal bulges/high tides occur o…
the biggest difference between high and low tides; happens du…
smallest difference between high and low tides (tidal bulges…
long oblong bands on horizontal sides of the earth; they are…
for the face closest to the moon, gravitational attraction of…
spring tides
the biggest difference between high and low tides; happens du…
neap tides
smallest difference between high and low tides (tidal bulges…
Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses, Tides
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
Earth spinning on it's axis
Either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its gr…
orbit
the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body…
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
113 terms
Science Tides, Seasons, Moon, Eclipses
A round, three dimensional object is a…
All points on a sphere's surface are t…
Images from space probes and artificia…
The North and South Poles are located…
sphere
center
sphere-shaped
axis
A round, three dimensional object is a…
sphere
All points on a sphere's surface are t…
center
15 terms
Moon phases, eclipses, tides, seasons
Waxing
Waning
Cresent
Gibbous
getting bigger from right to left
getting smaller from left to right
smaller than a 1st quarter moon
bigger than a 1st quarter moon
Waxing
getting bigger from right to left
Waning
getting smaller from left to right
32 terms
Moon Phases, Seasons & Tides and Eclipses
New Moon
Waxing Crescent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
moon phase that occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the…
moon phase that comes after a new moon and before a first qua…
moon phase that comes after a waxing crescent and before a wa…
moon phase that comes after a first quarter moon and before a…
New Moon
moon phase that occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the…
Waxing Crescent
moon phase that comes after a new moon and before a first qua…
40 terms
Phases/Eclipses/Tides/Seasons Quizlet
How long is Earth's rotation?
Why does the Sun set in the west and r…
How long does it take the Earth to rev…
The Earth revolves around the Sun in w…
24 hours
Earth's rotation is counterclockwise from west to east
365 and 1/4 days
Elliptical orbit
How long is Earth's rotation?
24 hours
Why does the Sun set in the west and r…
Earth's rotation is counterclockwise from west to east
25 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, and Eclipses
tilted
north
increasing
solar
Earth has seasons because its axis is __________ as it moves…
When the ___________ end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the…
From new moon phase to full moon phase, you see an __________…
For a __________ eclipse to occur, the moon must be directly…
tilted
Earth has seasons because its axis is __________ as it moves…
north
When the ___________ end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the…
28 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides and Eclipses
What is the main cause of the seasons?
The tilt of Earth's axis
What is the main cause of the seasons?
The tilt of Earth's axis
128 terms
Earth's Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, and Eclipses
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Winter
Autumn
Letter "A" is the...
Letter "Q" is the...
Letter "M" shows what season?
Letter "H" shows what season?
Northern Hemisphere
Letter "A" is the...
Southern Hemisphere
Letter "Q" is the...
43 terms
Seasons, eclipses and tides study guide
Day
Summer solstice
Vernal equinox
Winter solstice
The time required for the earth to rotate once on its axis
June 21
March 20
December 22
Day
The time required for the earth to rotate once on its axis
Summer solstice
June 21
12 terms
Phases, Tides, seasons, eclipses, test
Moon revolves around Earth every
Side faces moon
Different shapes of moon
Phases of moon you see
27.3 days
Always is the same
Phases
depends on the amount of the sunlit side of the moon faces ea…
Moon revolves around Earth every
27.3 days
Side faces moon
Always is the same
20 terms
Science quiz tides, eclipses, seasons
Changes in the surface levels of Earth…
high tide
Between the two high tides
Spring tides
What are tides?
As the Moon orbits Earth, the waters of Earth closest to the…
Low tides occur in areas
When the Sun and the Moon are aligned the high tides are high…
Changes in the surface levels of Earth…
What are tides?
high tide
As the Moon orbits Earth, the waters of Earth closest to the…
17 terms
- Moon Phases - Tides - Eclipses - Seasons -
waxing
waning
crescent
gibbous
visible portion of the moon is increasing
visible portion of the moon is decreasing
looks like a c shape of light & next to new moon
almost full & next to full moon
waxing
visible portion of the moon is increasing
waning
visible portion of the moon is decreasing
23 terms
Physics- Satellites, Tides, Seasons, Eclipses
satellite
geosynchronous satellite
polar orbiting satellite
tides
any object that orbits another object
orbit with the earth, they appear to stay over the same spot…
orbits form north to south pole as the earth rotates
results from difference in the gravitational pull
satellite
any object that orbits another object
geosynchronous satellite
orbit with the earth, they appear to stay over the same spot…
25 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses, and Tides
axis
rotation
revolution
orbit
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Earth's spinning on it's axis. Causes night and day.
Movement of one object around another object. Causes years an…
Earth's path as it revolves around the sun
axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
rotation
Earth's spinning on it's axis. Causes night and day.
40 terms
Tides, Seasons, Phases of the Moon, Eclipses
Axis
23.5 degrees
perihelion
around January 3rd
the imaginary angle that passes through the North and South P…
The Earth is tipped at....
when the earth and sun are closest to each other
When does Perihelion happen?
Axis
the imaginary angle that passes through the North and South P…
23.5 degrees
The Earth is tipped at....
35 terms
The Seasons Moon Phases Tides Eclipses
Rotation
Axis
Revolution
Earth rotates on its axis
The turning of an object around a pole/axis. Moving in a circ…
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center from th…
The path an object takes as it moves around another object. M…
Earth's axis is tilted 23.5 from vertical. The north end of t…
Rotation
The turning of an object around a pole/axis. Moving in a circ…
Axis
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center from th…
13 terms
Seasons, Moon Phases, Eclipses and Tides
Axis of rotation
Hemisphere
Seasons
Satellite
The line through the middle of a planet, that it spins around
Half of the globe. Northern hemisphere is above the equator.…
Due to the tilt of the Earth's axis, in summer we are tilted…
Something that orbits another object. The moon is a natural s…
Axis of rotation
The line through the middle of a planet, that it spins around
Hemisphere
Half of the globe. Northern hemisphere is above the equator.…
23 terms
Moon Phases, Eclipses, Tides, and Seasons
What are the four basic moon phases?
solar eclipse
lunar eclipse
During what moon phase will each eclip…
1st quarter, 3rd quarter, full, and new
sun blocked from view by moon
moon blocked from view by earth
new and full
What are the four basic moon phases?
1st quarter, 3rd quarter, full, and new
solar eclipse
sun blocked from view by moon
111 terms
Earth's Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, and Eclipses
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Winter
Autumn
Letter "A" is the...
Letter "Q" is the...
Letter "M" shows what season?
Letter "H" shows what season?
Northern Hemisphere
Letter "A" is the...
Southern Hemisphere
Letter "Q" is the...
128 terms
Earth's Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, and Eclipses
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Winter
Autumn
Letter "A" is the...
Letter "Q" is the...
Letter "M" shows what season?
Letter "H" shows what season?
Northern Hemisphere
Letter "A" is the...
Southern Hemisphere
Letter "Q" is the...
128 terms
Earth's Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, and Eclipses
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Winter
Autumn
Letter "A" is the...
Letter "Q" is the...
Letter "M" shows what season?
Letter "H" shows what season?
Northern Hemisphere
Letter "A" is the...
Southern Hemisphere
Letter "Q" is the...
59 terms
Earth's Seasons, Moon Phases, Tides, and Eclipses
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
winter
Letter "A" is the...
Letter "Q" is the...
In the picture above which hemisphere is experiencing winter?
In the picture above the Southern Hemisphere is having what s…
Northern Hemisphere
Letter "A" is the...
Southern Hemisphere
Letter "Q" is the...
31 terms
List 20. Phases of the moon, Seasons, Tides, Eclipses
What causes the phases of the moon?
What is a solar eclipse?
What is a lunar eclipse?
What is an eclipse?
The changing relative positions of the moon, Earth, and the s…
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and…
A lunar eclipse occurs at a full moon when Earth is directly…
When the moon's shadow hits Earth or Earth's shadow hits the…
What causes the phases of the moon?
The changing relative positions of the moon, Earth, and the s…
What is a solar eclipse?
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and…
1 of 10