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8-Earth,Moon, Sun

Earth, Moon Sun

axis an imaginary line that a sphere rotates around
elliptical oval shaped
equator the imaginary line around the horizontal center of the planet
gibbous the Moon that is almost fully illuminated by the Sun
lunar eclipse when Earth passes between the Sun and a full Moon
orbit the path an object takes as it revolves around another object
revolution a complete turn or orbit around a center
rotate a complete turn or orbit around a center
seasons the four natural divisions of the year based on changes in temperature due to varied amounts of sunlight (both the intensity and the number of daylight hours received); caused by the tilt of the Earth during revolution
solar eclipse when the new Moon passes directly between Earth and the Sun
waning the decreasing amount of the sunlit portion of the Moon's surface
waxing the decreasing amount of the sunlit portion of the Moon's surface
Heliocentric Model promoted by Nicolaus Copernicus and proven by Galileo - the planets orbit the sun
Geocentric Model promoted by Aristotle and Ptolemy - the sun and the planets orbit Earth
Created by: jackie_mulkey


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