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Sun/Earth/Moon

TermDefinition
Axis An imaginary line on which the body rotates
Equator An imaginary line dividing the Northern and Southern hemisphere
Satellite an object revolving the Earth or another planet
Physical Characteristic features that identify an object
Tilt A sloping position
Rotation/Rotate To spin or make a circular motion on its own axis
Revolution/Revolve To go all the way around
Day/Night Cycle Caused by the Earth’s rotation or spinning on its axis once every 24 hours
Orbit the path on object takes around another object
Crater a large, bowl-shaped area in the ground or on the surface of a planet or the moon
Shadow dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface.
Sunrise/Dawn When the Sun begins to rise in the East
Sunset/Dusk When the Sun begins to set in the West
Seasons Caused by the tilt of the Earth
Model A smaller version or representation that shows the same appearance
Relationship A connection, association or involvement
Solar System Gravitational bound system consisting of the Sun and 8 planets
Sun the star the Earth orbits
Created by: BuncheScience