A 200 A. The moon moves in and out of the sun’s light. B. The sun’s shadow is cast on portions of the moon. C. The moon moves in and out of the Earth’s shadow as it moves around the Earth. Why does the moon appear in different shapes or phases at different times of the month?
C. The moon moves in and out of the Earth’s shadow as it moves around the Earth. A 200
Why doesn’t the moon shine as bright as the sun? A 300 A.The moon is much smaller than the sun. B.The moon shines at night and the sun shines during the day. C.The light from the moon is reflected light from the sun. D.The sun is farther from the Earth.
C. The light from the moon is reflected light from the sun. A 300
Which of the following statements describes the picture? A 400 A.The time is midnight, the moon is directly overhead. B.The time is midnight, the moon is in the eastern sky. C.The time is early morning, the moon is directly overhead. D.The time is early morning, the moon is in the western sky.
B. The time is midnight, the moon is in the eastern sky. A 400
Why does the moon appear to move across the sky during the night? A 500 A.It travels around Earth every day. B.Earth rotates on its axis. C.It is extremely far away. D.All objects in space are moving.
Why do we see phases of the moon during a month? B 100 A.We see only the lit part of the moon as it moves around Earth. B.Eclipses of the moon occur nightly. C.Parts of the moon are always in shadow.
A. We see only the lit part of the moon as it moves around Earth. B 100
Matt is keeping track of the phases of the moon. What would the phase be on March 30 th ? B 200 A.Waxing Crescent B.First Quarter C.New Moon D.Full Moon
A photographer needs to take pictures of animals in the light of the full moon. What would be the best way for her to schedule this event? B 300 A.Listen to a radio program about the moon. B.Ask her friend who stays up late every night. C.Look in the encyclopedia or online. D.Consult a calendar that shows moon phases.
One spring day, our class watches the sun partly disappear. You look through a pinhole in a box. Why did some of the sun disappear? B 400 A.The sun often disappears in the spring. B.The pinhole in the box wasn’t round. C.The moon blocked part of its light. D.Earth’s shadow blocked the light.
What is the light portion of the moon moving across the face of the moon through the cycle? B 500 A.The earth’s orbit around the solar system. B.The sun’s orbit around the galaxy. C.The Earth’s shadow upon the moon. D.The relationship of the moon with the sun.
Which of the following correctly describes the movement of Earth, moon and sun? C 300 A.Sun revolves around moon, moon revolves around Earth B.Sun and moon revolve around Earth C.Moon revolves around sun, Earth revolves around moon D.Moon revolves around Earth, Earth revolves around sun
A. Moon revolves around Earth, Earth revolves around sun C 300
What is your prediction from the observations below: C 500 Day 1Day 2Day 3 Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7 Day 8Day 9Day 10Day 11Day 12Day 13Day 14 A.You will NOT be able to see the moon at 10 p.m. on day 16. B.LESS light will be reflected from the moon each night next week. C.The moon will go through the same phase in the same order on days 15-28.
A. You will NOT be able to see the moon at 10 p.m. on day 16. C 500
In which diagram would the person see the fullest moon at midnight? D 100
Which statement about the diagram below would have to be true to show an object’s motion in the form of “revolving in orbit?” D 300 A.The moon would have to spin so that we can see the other side. B.Earth would have to rotate so that the axis tilts the other way. C.Earth would have to spin so that Utah is no longer visible. D.The moon would have to move to a different phase.
A. The moon would have to move to a different phase. D 300
What causes the apparent movement of objects across the sky during a day or night on Earth? D 400 A.The revolution of Earth in its orbit. B.The rotation of Earth on its axis C.The location of Earth in space. D.The objects are moving around Earth.
You are looking down directly on the North Pole. Remember, the Earth rotates counterclockwise. Which of the statements below best explains your observations? D 500 A.The moon has revolved in its orbit; one whole day has passed, changing the moon’s phase. B.The Earth has revolved in its orbit; the poles now tilt differently, so it is a new season. C.The Earth has rotated on its axis; 6 hours have passed and the moon is setting in the western sky.
E 300 Which statement below explains your observations? A.The Earth has rotated on its axis; nearly a whole day has passed. B.The Earth has revolved around the sun; a new season is shown. C.The moon has rotated, exposing a different surface to the Earth.
A. The Earth has rotated on its axis; nearly a whole day has passed. E 300
What is the movement of Earth around the sun called? E 400 A. Precipitation B. Random Movement C. Revolution D. Rotation E. Orbit
Which of the following statements best describes the changes shown in the two pictures below? F 100 A.The Earth has rotated, and about 12 hours have passed. B.The moon has revolved, about 14 days have passed. C.The Earth has revolved, and about six months have passed. D.Change? What change? They’re the same!
A. The Earth has rotated, and about 12 hours have passed. F 100
In which two diagrams would the person see a crescent moon? F 200 A.A & BC. B & C B.A & DD. C & D
Which of the following correctly describes the movement of Earth, moon, and sun? F 500 A.The moon revolves around the sun, and Earth revolves around the moon. B.The sun revolves around the moon, the moon revolves around Earth. C.The moon revolves around Earth, Earth revolves around the sun. D.The sun and moon revolve around Earth.
A. The moon revolves around Earth, Earth revolves around the sun. F 500
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