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100

What is the solar system?
This is what the Sun is the center of.

100

What is a planet?
An object in space that orbits a star is known by this name.

100

What is third?
This is the location of the Earth in our Solar System from the Sun.

100

What is too many to count?
This is how many stars are in our solar system.

100

What is Jupiter?
This is the largest planet in our Solar System.

200

What are Mercury, Venus, and Mars?
These planets are rocky like the Earth.

200

What is they both have an atmosphere?
This is how the Sun and the Earth are alike.

200

What is they both have a rocky surface?
This is how the Moon and the Earth are alike.

200

What is green plants use light from the Sun?
Green plants on Earth are able to make their own food. This is how the Sun is an important part of this process.

200

What is the Earth revolves and moves closer to the sun to cause the seasons?
These are the two causes of seasons on the Earth.

300

What is the Moon reflects light from the Earth?
This is why we can see the Moon.

300

What is a telescope?
This is a helpful tool used to help us see objects that are very far away.

300

What is one year?
The measure of one Earth's revolution around the Sun is this long.

300

What is the Sun?
This is a large ball of hot, glowing gases located at the center of our Solar System that gives off heat and light.

300

What is one side of the Earth faces the Sun and one side is dark?
When the Earth rotates, this happens.

400

What is energy?
The Earth gets almost all of this from the Sun.

400

What is axis?
When the Earth revolves around the Sun, it is also tilted on this causing the seasons.

400

What is the Sun's heat reaching the Earth?
Weather conditions are the result of this.

400

What are phases?
The Moon appears to change shape over a period of time. This is what the changing shapes are called.

400

What is New Moon?
This is what it is called when the entire side of the Moon that is facing the Earth is dark.

500

What is Crescent Moon?
The Moon that is on the SC State flag is known as this type of moon.

500

What is the Moon's gravity pulling on the ocean causes the water move?
Elizabeth was on her family vacation to Myrtle Beach. Throughout the day, Elizabeth observed changes in how far up on shore the water would come. This explains what Elizabeth is observing.

500

What is rotation?
This causes night and day on the Earth.

500

What is his shadow will be very short?
Mr. Barr is looking at his shadow at 9:00 in the morning. His shadow was very long. This is what his shadow would look like at 12:00 Noon.

500

What is West to East and East to West?
The Earth rotates in this direction, but the sun rises in this direction.

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