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6th grade Science

Chapter 16 study Guide

The sun produces large amounts of energy through nuclear fusion
The day when Fall and Spring begins is the equinox
The day when Summer and Winter begins is the solostice
A small part of the Sun's energy reaches Earth as light and thermal energy
A day when Earth's rotation axis is the most toward and away from the Sun. Solstice
A day when Earth's rotation axis is leaning along Earth's orbit, neither toward to away from the Sun Equinox
The Earth moves around the Sun in a nearly circular path
The Earth revolves around the Sun due to the gravitational pull of the Sun
The Earth has seasons because of the Our Sun stays the same all year. tilt of it's axis.
If its Spring and Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, then it is Fall and Winter in the Southern Hemisphere
The Earth has tides on it because of the gravitational pull
When the Earth travels around the Sun it is called the revolution
A day the Earth's rotation axis is not leaning towards or away from the Sun. Equinox
The equator is warmer than the Earth's poles because of the (blank) energy is more concentrated at the equator then the Earth's poles. Sun
The phases of the Moon change due to the Moons revolution
(blank) reveals more of the Moon Waxing
(blank) reveals less of the Moon. Waning
(blank) takes places when the entire moon moves through the Earth's umbra Total Lunar Eclipse
When the Moon's shadow apears on the earth's surface there will be a Solar eclipes
From the New moon to the First Quarter from Earth you are seeing (blank) phases where more of the moon is visible and grows larger waxing
From the Full Moon to the Last Quarter from the Earth you are seeing (blank) phases where less of the moon is visiable and becomes smaller. Waning
Why does the Earth revolve The Suns gravity pulls on it
A (blank) is visible anywhere within the Moon's umbra Total Solar Eclipse
(blank) are a result of the moon's gravity Tides
(blank) is a result of the Moon's rotation Lunar
(blank) are caused by Earth's rotation Day and Night
(blank) take place because of the tilt of the Earth's rotation axis relative to the Sun stays the same during the year. Seasons
On the (blank) solstice, the north end of the EArth's rotation axis contiues to point away from the Sun, but it does so less and less. December
As Earth revolves, it is tilted towards the sun for half the year.
What are the phases of the Moon? Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter (waxing), last Quarter (waning)
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