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SPACE 6th grade

Talks about moon phases, tides, and space.

Question:Answer:Part 2 Questions:Part 2 Questions:
What term describes the spinning of Earth on its axis? Rotation. How many spring tides are there in a year? 2.
What do all the inner planets have in common? They are all made of rock. What happens in the gravitational pull between the earth and moon? The moon Revolves around the sun.
Which planet has the most moons? Jupiter. How does the Earth's tilt on its axis cause the seasons? When the Earth tilts one Hemisphere gets more direct sunlight than the other.
Day and night are caused by...? The Earth's rotation on its axis. What would happen if the Earth's rotation rate increased? Days would go by faster.
What is the correct order of the moon phases? New Moon Waxing Crescent First Quarter Waxing Gibbous Full Moon Waning Gibbous Third/Last Quarter Waning Crescent Why does the moon orbit the earth? It orbits the Earth because of the gravitational pull.
Why is our galaxy called The Milky Way? Its stars look like trail of spilled milk. Which planet are we away from the sun? 3rd
What do you call the 4th moon phase? waxing gibbous....Notice that when you point at the moon with your right hand, if you are pointing at the dark side it is waning and if it is the light side it is waxing. What keeps the other planets orbiting the sun? The Gravitatio nal Pull.
Where is the moon during a spring tide? It is lined up with the sun and earth. List the order from smallest to largest: solar system, star, planet, universe. star, planet, solar system, universe.
Created by: samsamk