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The Moon

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stage of the moon that follows Full Moon Last Quarter
What is Galileo Galilei credited for? being the first to look at the Moon through a telescope.
What did Thomas Harriot make? The first drawing of the Moon.
What are tides created by? The Sun and Moon's gravity pulling the water from Earth .
How can tides be predicted? The predictability of the Moon's orbit around the Earth.
Does the Sun or the Moon have a larger gravitational pull on the Earth? Why? The Moon, because it is closer to the Earth.
What is a neap tide? The smallest tides of the year.
What is a spring tide? The largest tides of the year.
Why is a neap tide small? It is small because the Sun and Moon's gravity are working against each other and pulling the water in opposite directions.
Why is a spring tide large? It is large because the Sun and Moon's gravity are working together and pulling the water in the same direction.
Why is a neap tide small? It is small because the Sun and Moon's gravity are working against eachother and pulling the water in opposite directions.
Why is a spring tide large?
stage of the moon that follows Last Quarter New Moon
stage of the moon that follows New Moon First Quarter
stage of the moon that follows First Quarter Full Moon
Created by: NCCgradenines