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AK - Sci Ch2

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The moon appears to change shape because of the Moon's revolution around Earth
How does the Sun appear to move in the sky? rises in the East and sets in the West
What causes Earth's seasons? the tilt of Earth's axis
The revolution of Earth on its axis causes the pattern of day and night
Jose in South America is eating lunch at school. His cousin Pia in Australia is sleeping in the middle of the night. What can you conclude about the position of Earth? South America is facing the sun
If you look at the night sky on a clear evening, you will see mostly.... stars
Fixed patterns of stars are called.... constellations
Paul observes the night sky for several hours. He can tell the difference planets and stars because? planets form a pattern with other planets
AK makes a graph of the length of a tree's shadow throughout the day. The highest point of the graphed line occurs..... during late afternoon
How does the angle of sunlight that reaches Earth change in different seasons? It is more direct on an area during summer
During which month is the Southern Hemisphere having summer? December
During which month is the Southern Hemisphere having winter? June
Fixed patterns in the sky are called? constellations
How many days a month is there a new moon? One
The cycle of the moon takes? one month
Which phase of the moon follows the Full Moon? Waning Gibbous
On which night might you see more stars? New moon
During which phase is the moon a thin sliver of light on the right side? waxing crescent
When the moon is growing, we call that a waxing moon
As the light from the moon gets smaller, it is called? waning moon
Our sun is a? star
True or False: Our sun is a tiny star? False
True or False: The moon is made of gases? False
True or False: The word month comes from the time it takes the moon to orbit. True
True or False: The sun is made of hot rocks. False
True or False: Super Giant stars are about the size of Earth False
True or False: The phase of the moon when all the near side is dark is the full moon False
True or False: It takes the moon the same amount of time to revolve as it does to rotate True
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