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2 Jeopardy Our Solar System Earth’s Movements The MoonTides Miscellaneous Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 NONE Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 NONEQ $400 Q $500 NONEQ $500 Final Jeopardy

3 $100 Question from Our Solar System Which statement best explains why the Sun and the Moon appear to be about the same size in the sky? A. The Moon is smaller in diameter and is closer to Earth than the Sun. B. The Moon is larger in diameter and farther from Earth than the Sun. C. The Sun and the Moon are the same distance from Earth. D. The Sun and the Moon have the same diameter.

4 $100 Answer from Our Solar System A. The Moon is smaller in diameter and is closer to Earth than the Sun.

5 $200 Question from Our Solar System The length of a year is equivalent to the time it takes for one A. revolution of Earth around the Sun B. revolution of the Sun around Earth C. rotation of Earth D. rotation of the Sun

6 $200 Answer from Our Solar System A. revolution of Earth around the Sun

7 $300 Question from Our Solar System Describe how the length of daylight changes from the Equator to the North Pole on the date shown.

8 $300 Answer from Our Solar System As you travel from the Equator to the North Pole, the number of hours of daylight decreases.

9 $400 Question from Our Solar System The illustration below shows the Moon orbiting Earth and Earth orbiting the Sun. Which force is responsible for these orbiting motions? A. frictionB. magnetism C. electricityD. gravity

10 $400 Answer from Our Solar System D. Gravity

11 $500 Question from Our Solar System

12 $500 Answer from Our Solar System

13 $100 Question from Earth's Movements The diagram below represents one position of Earth in its orbit. Points A and B represent locations on Earth’s surface. Location A is experiencing daylight while location B is experiencing darkness. What Earth motion will bring location B into daylight in the next few hours? A. revolutionB. rotation C. orbitingD. tilting

14 $100 Answer from Earth's Movements B. rotation

15 $200 Question from Earth's Movements The diagram below shows Earth at four locations in its orbit around the Sun. Which motion do the arrows in the diagram represent? A. Earth’s rotation B. Earth’s revolution C. the Sun’s rotation D. the Sun’s revolution

16 $200 Answer from Earth's Movements B. Earth’s revolution

17 $300 Question from Earth's Movements The diagram below shows Earth as viewed from space. What motion of Earth is represented by the arrows in the diagram? A. rotationB. tilting C. orbitingD. revolution

18 $300 Answer from Earth's Movements A. rotation

19 $400 Question from Earth's Movements The diagram shows Earth’s revolution around the Sun as viewed from space. Positions A, B, C, and D represent the beginning of each season on Earth. If Earth were at position B, how much time would it take to return to position B? A. 1 hourB. 1 day C. 1 monthD. 1 year

20 $400 Answer from Earth's Movements D. 1 year

21 $500 Question from Earth's Movements Which season begins in the Northern Hemisphere when Earth is at position D? A. winterB. spring C. autumnD. summer

22 $500 Answer from Earth's Movements B. spring

23 $100 Question from The Moon The Moon is visible to observers on Earth because it A. transmits sunlight B. produces its own light C. reflects sunlight D. absorbs light from Earth’s atmosphere

24 $100 Answer from The Moon C. reflects sunlight

25 $200 Question from The Moon Approximately how long does it take to cycle from one new Moon to the next new Moon?

26 $200 Answer from The Moon About a month

27 $300 Question from The Moon The photograph below shows a phase of the Moon as seen by an observer in New York State. Which phase is closest to what will be seen by the observer in New York State 1 month later? A.D.C.B.

28 $300 Answer from The Moon A.

29 $400 Question from The Moon The diagram below shows four Moon phases observed during July. On which date would the next New Moon occur? A. August 5B. August 10 C. August 19D. August 29

30 $400 Answer from The Moon D. August 29

31 $500 Question from The Moon Which Moon phase will usually be seen from Earth when the Moon is in this position? The diagram represents the motion of the Moon around Earth as seen from above the North Pole. One position of the Moon in its orbit is shown. A.D.B.C.

32 $500 Answer from The Moon D.

33 $100 Question from Tides Approximately how many hours are between the high tide on Tuesday and the first high tide on Wednesday? A. 6 hoursB. 9 hours C. 12 hoursD. 18 hours The graph below shows tide levels for two days at an ocean location.

34 $100 Answer from Tides C. 12 hours

35 $200 Question from Tides The graph below shows the water levels that result from tidal action over a 24-hour period. What was the approximate height of the water on the tide marker at 6 p.m.? A. 4.3 ft. B. 5.4 ft. C. 8.5 ft. D ft.

36 $200 Answer from Tides B. 5.4 ft.

37 $300 Question from Tides The table below shows the dates and times of high and low ocean tides in a certain location. The data show a cyclic pattern. Based on the data, predict the date and time of the next low tide.

38 $300 Answer from Tides May 7 at 2:46pm

39 $400 Question from Tides

40 $400 Answer from Tides

41 $500 Question from Tides Your Text Here

42 $500 Answer from Tides Your Text Here

43 $100 Question from Miscellaneous What is one factor that contributes to seasons occurring in New York State? A. the revolution of the Moon around Earth B. the tilt of Earth on its axis C. the rising and falling of ocean tides D. the distance of Earth from the Sun

44 $100 Answer from Miscellaneous B. the tilt of Earth on its axis

45 $200 Question from Miscellaneous The diagram below shows the positions of the Sun, Earth, and the Moon as seen from space. Which event is caused by the Moon passing through the Earth’s shadow? A. a change of seasonB. an eclipse C. a meteor showerD. an earthquake

46 $200 Answer from Miscellaneous B. an eclipse

47 $300 Question from Miscellaneous The longitude of a location determines which time zone it is in. Different time zones are the result of A. Earth’s rotation B. the moon’s rotation C. Earth’s revolution D. the moon’s revolution

48 $300 Answer from Miscellaneous A. Earth’s rotation

49 $400 Question from Miscellaneous The diagram below shows Earth at one point in its orbit around the Sun. The length of daylight experienced at different latitudes on a given date is shown on the diagram. What season is beginning in the Northern Hemisphere?

50 $400 Answer from Miscellaneous Winter

51 $500 Question from Miscellaneous Why will location B experience sunrise before location A?

52 $500 Answer from Miscellaneous Location B is further east. The sun rises in the east.

53 Final Jeopardy The diagram below shows Earth at one point in its orbit around the Sun. The length of daylight experienced at different latitudes on a given date is shown on the diagram. Explain why the South Pole receives 24 hours of daylight on the date shown.

54 Final Jeopardy Answer Since it is summer in the South Pole and it is tilted toward the Sun, it remains in the daylight for 24 hours.


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