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Astronomy Vocabulary Tim Burroughs Period 1 4/7/10
Terms AsteroidsMeteor RevolutionRotation Lunar EclipseSolar Eclipse Solar System Seasons Tides Comet
Asteroids Rocky objects that revolve around the sun but are to small to be considered planets.
Comet A loose collection of ice, duct and small rocky particles.
Meteor Asteroid that passes through the Earths atmosphere.
Lunar Eclipse The blocking of sunlight to the Moon that occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon.
Solar Eclipse The blocking of sunlight to the Earth that occurs when the Moon is directly between the Sun and the Earth.
Seasons Caused by the tilt in the Earths axis as it revolves around the Sun.
Revolution Circling around a center point.
Rotation An object that is spinning around on an axis.
Tides Caused by differences in how much the moons gravity pulls on different parts of the Earth.
Solar System The Sun together with the eight planets and all other celestial bodies that orbit the Sun.
Astronomy Steven Stolarz 4/7/10 Period 1. Rotation Revolution Seasons Asteroids Comets Lunar EclipseSolar Eclipse The Solar System Meteor.
Astronomy Natalia Lopez Day 4&5. Terms RotationRevolutionTides SeasonsAsteroidsComet Meteor Lunar Eclipse Solar Eclipse Solar System.
Science Language and Vocabulary ASTRONOMY. axis of rotation The spinning of objects around an imaginary center line.
Chapter 17 Earth in Space Vocabulary. Solar system the Sun and all the bodies that orbit it.
Chapter #7 The Solar System. The word solar refers to a. The Sun b. The Moon c. Earth d. Outer space.
Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away…. Actually, the galaxy isnt that far away. In fact, we live in it. Its called the Milky Way. The Milky Way is a spiral.
Chapter 17: Lesson 1 Meghan Biggins Cole Upthegrove Angelita Garcia Noah Newton Alex Hayse Donovan Sanchez Gunner Maxwell.
Goal 3 Science Vocabulary Third Grade Sun, Moon, Stars.
Read each question click to get the correct answer.
CHAPTER 17 EARTHS CYCLES. Lesson 1 – How does Earth move? Earth spins like a top as it circles around and around the Sun. Earth is tipped to one side.
Earth & the Seasons 3 rd grade Katonya Beaubouef.
Lunar and solar. Eclipses The moons orbit around Earth is slightly tilted with respect to Earths orbit around the sun. When the moons shadow hits Earth.
Downs 4 th Grade Science Solar System Review The Planets & Other Objects in Space.
The Earth and the Moon. I) Formation of the Moon A giant Asteroid (the size of Mars) slammed into Earth about 4.5 billion years ago kicking up debris.
28.2 Movement of the Moon Std 1F: Know the evidence for the dramatic effects that asteroid impacts have had in shaping the surface of planets. Objective.
IMPACT CRATER Bowl-shaped depressions on the surface of the Moon that are formed by meteor and comets crashing into the Moon.
Ch 9 Earth and Space By R. Aldridge. sun the star at the center of our solar system.
Are you ready for your test on Friday?. Which word names a body in space that travels around a star? A. B. C.D. galaxy atmosphere comet planet.
How did Earth form?. Collapsing Interstellar Clouds Stars and planets form from clouds of gas and dust, called interstellar clouds Consist of gas: Hydrogen.
Revolution and Rotation Revolution – object’s path as it orbits another body in space –E–Earth’s revolution is 365 1/4 days (leap year) Rotation – spin.
Unit C Weather and the Solar System. What is the atmosphere? a.Water vapor in the air around Earth b.The oxygen in the air around Earth c.The clouds in.
Astronomy. Rotation Axis - the imaginary line that passes through Earth’s center and the North and South poles. Rotation - the spinning of Earth on its.
Topic IV: Motions of the Earth, Moon and Sun. Learning Objectives EARTH’S MOTIONS: Explain and demonstrate the difference between rotation and revolution.
CN: The Moon. The moon rotates on its axis. –1 moon day The moon revolves around the earth. –1 moon year. What are the two ways the moon moves in space?
PLANETS. How many planets are in the Solar System? 8.
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Practice Questions What motion of Earth causes day and night? Rotation What causes seasons to change? Earths revolution changes how energy from the Sun.
Earth-Sun-Moon Seasons Solar System Stars Laws and.
ECLIPSES WHEN THE MOONS SHADOW FALLS ON PART OF THE EARTH IT IS SOLAR ECLIPSE.
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