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Season/Moon Vocab

Seasons The four periods of the year (Summer,Winter,Fall,Spring)
Direct Light Light that hits an area more directly
Indirect Light Light that doesn't hit an area directly
Earth's Tilt Is what causes the Seasons
Orbit The curved path of a Star,Planet,and Moon
Revolution(Revolve) A turning or rotational motion about an axis
Axis An imaginary line the Earth spins on
Rotation(Rotate) The process of turning around on the axis
Solstice Two times of the year when the Earth is closest to the sun and when the Earth is farthest from the sun
Equinox Two times during a year when day and night are equal
Moon Phases(SPACE VIEW) No phases stay the same
Moon Phases(EARTH VIEW) Many different phases
Gibbous A phase of the moon that is almost full
Crescent A phase of the moon that is a small curve
Waxing A phase of the moon where the larger part of the moon is visible so it looks like it is increasing in size
Waning A phase of the moon where the smaller part of the moon is visible and it looks like it is decreasing in size
Created by: BKB