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Earth's stuff

Earth's seasons, months, and years Moon phrases and eclipses

TermDefinition
Rotation The spinning of a spinning body, such as a planet, on its axis.
Day The time is takes a planet to complete a one full circle on its axis.
Revolution The motion of a body that travels around another body in space.
Year Earth completes a full revolution around the sun in 365 1/4 days or about a ________.
Season Each ___________ is characterized by a pattern of temperature and other weather trends.
Equinox At an ___________ sunlight shines equally on the northern and southern hemispheres.
Solstice At a ____________ the area of sunlight is at a maximum is one of the hemisphere than the other.
Satellite A body that orbits a larger body.
Gravity When bodies that have mass exert a force that pulls other objects towards themselves.
Luna phases As the moon revolves around earth, the proportion of the moon that reflects sunlight back to earth changes, causing the moon's appearance to change.
Eclipse Is an event during which in object in space casts a shadow onto another.
Created by: Gabrielle.Perea