Vocabulary Planets Sun & Moon Other Miscellaneous

100

What is a device that collects light and makes distant objects appear closer and larger
define telescope

100

What is Jupiter
Name the largest planet

100

What is about 29 days
How many days does it take for the Moon to revolve around Earth?

100

What is dwarf planets
Pluto is an example of one of these

100

What is a rotation
name the process that takes Earth 24 hours to complete

200

What is the act of spinning around an axis
Define rotation

200

What is Venus
Name the hottest planet

200

What is mainly craters cover the surface, but there are some mountains and plains
Describe the appearance of the Moon

200

What is chunks of rock or metal that orbit the Sun
What is an asteroid

200

What is around the equator
Where is it about the same temperature all year long?

300

What is one complete trip around an object in a circular or nearly circular path
Define revolution

300

What is Milky Way
What galaxy is Earth in?

300

What is no. The Moon reflects the Sun's light
Does the Moon have its own light? Explain

300

What are asteroids, comets, meteoroids, meteors
Name the other objects in the solar system

300

What is morning: long shadows. Shadows get smaller in afternoon. Night: shadows grow larger until sunsets
Explain the difference of shadows throughout the day

400

What is the time it takes for light to travel in one year
Define a light year

400

What is rocky planets. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Name the inner planets and there other name

400

What is a temporary state of being. Used to describe a change in the appearance of the Moon
What is a phase and how does it relate to the Moon?

400

What is a hot sphere of gases in space that makes its own light
What is a star?

400

What is sailors used them for direction at night. Farmers used them to determine the seasons
How were constellations helpful in the past?

500

What is when the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon. The Earth casts a shadow on the Moon.
Define Lunar Eclipse

500

What is Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Name the planets in order

500

What is the Sun is the only star that we can see in day light, we can feel the heat from the Sun. Other stars are further away, different temperatures
Name some similarities and differences of the Sun and other stars

500

What is Meteor- a piece of rock, ice, or metal that burns up in Earth’s atmosphere, causing a streak of light to appear in the sky. Meteoroid- meteor that enters Earth’s atmosphere. Meteorite- a meteor that hit Earth’s surface.
Describe the difference between meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites

500

What is it is a gas giant, there are no resources, no oxygen, too cold, too much pressure
Explain why you cannot live on Neptune

Solar System

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