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Patterns in Nature

SOL 3.8

How long does it take to complete one rotation of the earth? 24 hours
What is a sequence? a series of events that occur in a natural order
What causes the pattern of day and night? the rotation of the Earth
Which part of the Earth has daylight? the part of the Earth facing the sun
Which part of the Earth has night? the part of the Earth away from the sun
Why does the pattern of seasonal changes take place? because the Earth's axis is tilted toward or away from the sun during its revolution around the sun
How long does it take the Earth to make one revolution? it takes 365 days or one year
When does the cycle of the phases of the moon occur? when the moon has made one revolution around the Earth
What pattern doe the tides follow? there is a pattern of 2 low tides and 2 high tides every 24 hours
What causes the pattern of the tides? the pattern of the tides is caused by the gravitational attraction between the Earth and the moon
Name two things that have life cycles. plants and animals have life cycles
What is a cycle? a repeated pattern
What does essential mean? something that is absolutely necessary
What is rotation? the act of spinning on an axis or center
What is revolution? the movement of one body around a center or another object
What is gravity? a force which pulls two objects together
Created by: crickert62