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Day is when the earth is leaving the terminator line
Night is when the earth enters the terminator line
Rotation a complete spin of a planet on its axis
Axis an imaginary line running through the middle of the planet
Phases is what the moon looks like from earth at a particular time
Waxing growing with light until a full moon is reached
Waning decreasing after a full moon, and it is always illuminated on the left
illuminate to brighten with light
Revolution the length of a year is based on earth’s revolution around the sun going around, orbit
Seasons spring, summer, autumn, and winter
Solar Eclipse sun, moon, earth moon "blocks" the sun
Why do we have day and night? half of Earth is always light and half is always dark
Why do we see phases of the moon? the Sun's light shines on different parts of the Moon
What are the reasons for the seasons? Daylight Angle Revolution Tilt
What causes solar eclipses? the moon causes the sun to cast a shadow to fall on certain portions of the earth
Created by: jschwartzman