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Moons Miss Schmitt Ag Earth Science Chapter 30. Vocabulary You will have a vocabulary sheet for both chapter 29 and 30 tomorrow.

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1 Moons Miss Schmitt Ag Earth Science Chapter 30

2 Vocabulary You will have a vocabulary sheet for both chapter 29 and 30 tomorrow

3 Definitions Moon –A natural satellite Satellite –Anything that orbits a larger object Crater –Bowl shaped depression

4 Planets with moons Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn

5 Planets that have satellites Uranus Neptune Pluto

6 Earth’s Moon Close enough to easily be seen Interior of the moon is much like the Earth’s core but much cooler The moons origin –Hypothesized it used to be a part of Earth

7 Earth and it’s moon

8 Venus and Earth’s Moon

9 Mars Moons 2 Moons –Phobos and Deimos Orbit very quickly around the planet Irregular shape –not spherical like Earth’s moon

10 Jupiter moons Has at least 17 possibly up to 40 Io is the closest to Jupiter and similar in size to Earth’s moon –Io has active volcanoes on it Many of Jupiter’s rings are associated with it’s rings

11 Saturn Moons Has at least 18 moons Titan –Largest moon –Has an atmosphere composed mostly of nitrogen

12 Satellites Uranus –Has about 20 Neptune –Has 8 icy satellites/moons Pluto –1 – Charon – half the size of Pluto

13 Activity Section 30.3 –Fold your paper in half like a hot dog –Then fold it in half the other way –Repeat the second fold You should end up with 8 boxes On this sheet of paper you will recreate the phases of the moon. On one side you will draw that phase, on the back describe that phase.


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