MOON
Stars
Misc.
Misc.
Solar System

100

What type of eclipse is pictured?

Lunar - moon is blocked

100

How many stars are in our solar system?

ONE = the sun

100

Stars spend most of their lives in what stage?

Main Sequence

100

What does Earth's revolution cause us to experience?

Seasons  

100

Why do planets orbit the Sun?

Gravity

200

A lunar eclipse occurs during a _______ moon

FuLL Moon 

L = Lunar

200

The life cycle of a star is determined by ________  & __________

mass

size

200

How long does it take the Earth to rotate on its axis?

1 day or 24 hours

200

The Earth has more gravitational pull when it is __________ to the sun.


Closer

200

As a planet moves closer to the star in its orbit the planet moves (slower/faster)

faster

300

What phase of the moon is seen at position 5?

  Full moon

300

What is the shape of the Milky Way?

spiral

300

How long does it take the Earth to revolve around the Sun?

365 days / 1 year

300

Put the following celestial objects in size order from smallest to largest:

Moon, Sun, Universe, Planet, Galaxy

Moon -> Planet -> Sun -> Galaxy -> Universe

300

What are the characteristics of Jovian planets?

large
low density
gaseous

400

A solar eclipse occurs during what moon phase?

New Moon

400

How do stars make their own energy?

nuclear fusion

400

The Sun is the center of the solar system in this model.

Heliocentric

400

What season is Earth experiencing below?


Winter - December 21

400

As a planet gets further from the Sun, what happens to its period of revolution?


It increases - takes longer

500

What moon phase is seen at position 3?


First quarter

500

What is a galaxy made of?

billions of stars

500

The Earth is the center of the solar system in this model.

Geocentric

500

Rotation causes us to experience

Day and Night

500

What season is occurring in the diagram below?


Summer