Past Facts Review! Our Universe Space Facts How does our Earth move? I'm going to get a 100% on the Solar System test!

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What is erosions?
The wearing away and moving of rocks and soil

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What is the Milky Way?
The galaxy we live in

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What is a moon?
Any natural body that revolves around a planet

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What is rotation?
The spinning motion of an object on its axis. It take Earth 24 hours to complete one of these! This causes day and night!

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The moon reflects the Sun's light.
This is why our moon "shines".

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What is weathering?
The process of breaking down rocks by wind, rain, or ice

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What is the universe?
All things the exist in space

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What is a light year?
The distance light travels in one year

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What is an axis?
The imaginary line that goes through the center of the Earth

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What is the atmosphere?
The special layers of air that protect the Earth, blanket the Earth with air, and regulate temperatures.

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What is deposition?
The process of adding to or putting sediment down

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What is the sun?
The center of our solar system.

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What is a star?
A huge object in space made up of hot gases that shines by its own light

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What is orbit?
The elliptical path the Earth travels around the sun.

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What are the waxing phases of the moon?
The amount of light reflected increases (from the right).

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What is needed for photosynthesis?
Water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight

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What is a galaxy?
A large system of stars, planets, gas, and dust

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What is the North Star/Polaris?
This star always lies exactly about the North Pole.
 

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What is a measuring cup?
This is used to measure the volume of a substance.

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What is produced by photosynthesis?
Glucose and oxygen

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What is a planet?
A large body that orbits in space and does not give off its own light

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What is a constellation?
A group of stars that forms a pattern in the night sky.

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What is revolution?
The movement of an object around another object. This causes the seasons. It takes 365 days to complete one of these.

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What are the waning phases of the moon?
The amount of light reflected decreases. (from the left).

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