planets the sun the moon miscellaneous numbers

100

What is Mercury?
This is the planet that is closest to the sun.

100

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

100

What is a satellite?
The moon is a natural type of this that revolves around a bigger object.

100

What is the new moon phase?
This moon phase occurs when the moon is between the earth and sun so that the dark side of the moon faces earth.

100

What is 93,000,000 miles?
The sun is this far away from earth.

200

What is earth?
This is the 3rd planet from the sun.

200

What is a star?
The sun is a type of this gas sphere that gives off light and heat.

200

What are craters?
These are hollow pits on the surface of the moon.

200

What is waxing?
When the sun light shines on more and more of the moon, we say that the moon is doing this.

200

What is 240,000 miles?
The moon is this far away from earth.

300

What is "they revolve around the sun?"
This is what all the planets have in common?

300

What is revolve (orbit) around the sun?
It takes the earth 365 days to do this.

300

What are tides?
The moon's gravitational pull causes this rise and fall of the ocean.

300

What is midday (or noon)?
It is during this time of day that shadows are smallest.

300

What is 1,000,000?
This many earths can fit inside the sun.

400

What is Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars?
These are the rocky planets.

400

What is 24 hours --or one day?
This is how long it takes earth to complete one rotation.

400

What are phases?
These are the apparent shapes of the moon.

400

What is the tilt of the earth and its revolution around the sun?
These two things cause the earth to experience seasons.

400

What is 10,000 degrees F?
The sun is this hot.

500

What are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune?
These are the gas giants.

500

What is evaporation?
The sun is responsible for this first step of the water cycle.

500

What are spring tides?
These are higher and lower than normal tides.

500

What are fossil fuels?
Coal, oil, and natural gas are all types of this energy source.

500

What is 8?
It takes this many minutes for sunlight to reach earth.

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