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Moon Phases/Eclipses

Moon Phases/Eclipses/Tides/Seasons

rotation the spin of a body on its axis
revolution to orbit or go around another object
moon phases the change in sunlit area of the Moon as seen from Earth
waxing the sunlit portion we see from Earth is increasing or getting larger
waning the sunlit portion we see from Earth is decreasing or getting smaller
eclipse an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on another
tides the periodic rise and fall of the water level in the oceans and other large bodies of water that are caused mostly by the gravitational pull of the Moon and less by the Sun.
seasons occur because the Earth is tilted on its axis at 23.5 degrees.
Created by: jaguarscience