The Moon
Orbiting
Vocabulary
Planets
The Sun

100

What moon phase occurs when you can't see the moon at all.
What is New Moon

100

How does Earth orbit the Sun?
What is the sun's gravity

100

The sun is also a ...
What is star

100

How long does Earth rotate on it's axis?
What is 24 hours

100

How do shadows occur?
What is objects block light from the sun.

200

What moon is half lit on the right side?
What is first quarter

200

How do the moon phases occur?
What is from the moon orbiting the Earth

200

A large body that orbits the sun is called a...
What is planet

200

How does day and night occur?
What is Earth rotating on its axis

200

The sun is a source of light. What is the sun?
What is a star

300

What moon is in the shape of a toenail
What is cresent

300

How do the moon, earth, and sun all work together?
What is the moon orbits the earth while the earth orbits the sun

300

What is a sundial?
What is an instrument used to show the time of day.

300

Explain why the people on Earth experience day, night and seasons differently
The way Earth is positioned with the Sun

300

What direction does the sun rise from?
What is the East

400

True or False. The moon gives off light.
What is false, the moon reflects the sun's light

400

How long does it take for the Earth to orbit around the sun?
What is 1 year or 365 days

400

What shape is a planet's orbit?
What is elliptical

400

How is the Earth split?
What is into hemispheres

400

What direction does the sun set in?
What is the West.

500

Name the Moon phases in order
What is New Moon, Waxing Cresent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Third Quarter, Waning Cresent

500

How long does it take for the moon to orbit Earth
What is about a month

500

How does the solar system work?

500

Name the planets in order starting with the one closer to the sun.
What is Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

500

If a hemisphere is facing the sun, what season is it?
What is summer