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sun, moon and planet


Term or QuestionsDefinition or Answer
Shadow a dark shape casted by light being blocked
Orientation the direction something pionts
Axis the imaginary pole that the Earth sits on
Day the time between sunrise ans sunset
Night the time between sunset and sunrise
Orbit when a planet, like the Earth, goes around the sun
Sunrise the time the sun comes up
Sunset the time the sun goes down
Revolution an orbit
North star a star that always stays above the North star
How does the rotation of Earth make night and day? While the sun stays in place, the Earth moves so both sides can get the sunlight.
When do you have a shadow? The whole day and not at night.
How does your shadow change during the day? The shadow gets long to small and changes direction.
Does the sun move around the Earth or does the Earth move around the sun? The Earth goes around the sun
The sun rises in the ________ and sets in the _________. The sun rises in the East and set in the West.
Created by: btrendel000