Seasons Tides Eclipses Moon Phases Other Stuff

100

What is the TILT of Earth's axis?
What is the MAIN reason for season on Earth?

100

What is 2?
How many high tides occur in a 24 hour time period?

100

What is an ECLIPSE?
This occurs when a shadow makes the Sun or the Moon seem to grow dark.

100

What is a blank slate? HA!
Draw a NEW moon :)

100

What is the Milky Way?
What is the name of our galaxy?

200

What is 23.5 degrees?
What is the degree of Earth's axial tilt?

200

What is Moon's gravitational pull on Earth.
What is the MAIN reason for the cause of the tides?

200

What is the UMBRA?
This is the darkest part of the eclipse shadow.

200

What is Waxing?
Which comes first...Waxing or Waning?

200

What is a comet?
What is known as a "dirty snowball"?

300

What is March & September?
What two months do Equinox's occur?

300

What are Spring Tides?
Which type of tides have the GREATEST tidal range?

300

What is a SOLAR ECLIPSE?
This occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are in a direct line with each other, so that the Sun is completely blocked from Earth's view.

300

What is an "anti-banana" shape?
Draw a Waxing Gibbous Moon.

300

What is meteoroid is in space. Meteors are moving through the atmosphere (shooting stars), and meteorites are RIGHT THERE ON THE GROUND!
What is the difference between a meteoroid, meteor, and meteorite?

400

What is December and June?
What two months do Solstices occur?

400

What is Full and New moons?
Draw the positions of the Sun, Moon, and Earth during a Spring Tide.

400

What is a LUNAR ECLIPSE?
This occurs when Earth is located between the Sun and Moon, such that Earth blocks the Sun's light from directly striking the Moon.

400

What is a 90 degree angle?
Draw the positions of the Sun, Earth, and Moon during a first quarter Moon.

400

What is "w" shape?
Draw the constellation Cassiopeia.

500

What is June 21, 2013 (summer solstice)
On what date does the Sun shine directly overhead over the Tropic of Cancer?

500

What are 1st and 3rd Quarter?
Draw the positions of Sun, Moon, and Earth during Neap Tides.

500

What is a RING around the Sun???
Draw what an annular eclipse looks like from Earth.

500

What is New, Waxing Crescent, 1st Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, 3rd Quarter, Waning Crescent, New Moon.
List the Moon phases in order from New to New.

500

What are spiral, irregular, and elliptical?
What are the 3 major types of galaxies that you learned about?

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