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Ch.8 Cycle on Earth

Ch. 8 Test

What is caused by the Earth rotating? Day and Night
Name the 9 planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
What does Earth orbit? sun
What is the imaginary lined that runs through the Earth called? axis
What are the hollow pits on the moon called craters
What is the shape of the Earth sphere
What are the changes in the moon called phases
What causes seasons Earths tilted axis
What is the source for heat and light on Earth? sun
Where are the sun rays the strongest? equator
How long does it take for 1 complete rotation of Earth? 24 hours
What do the planets appear to be doing in the sky? wandering
What is the reason the sun seems to rise and set in the sky? rotation of the Earth
What do all planets orbit? sun
What will happen if the Earth has extra tilt? hotter summers and colder winters
What is considered a sattelite of the moon Earth
What will happen to a space shuttle without a heat shield? burn up on reentry
How can we explore space without leaving Earth? telescope
What are the 2 days of the year when the sun is directly overhead spring equinox fall equinox
How many days would it take for you to see the sun rise and set if you were on the moon? 14 days
If Mars circled the sun in the same orbit how loung would a Mars year be? same as Earth
The moon is a satellite of ______________ Earth
The sun is a _____ star
Earth's orbit travels around the ______. sun
The moon orbits around the ___________ earth
Where are craters located? on the moon
What season is it on Earth when the North Pole slants away from the sun? Winter
If it is noon on Earth, what time is it on the opposite side of Earth? midnight
Created by: CPS3rd