Moon Phases
Earth Patterns
Stars and Planets
Space Tools
Miscellaneous
100

a progressively smaller illuminated area of the moon

waning

100

the imaginary pole that the Earth rotates

axis

100

the closest star to Earth

Sun

100

use to view far off objects; makes them larger and clearer

telescope

100

believed the earth was the center of the solar system

Aristotle and Ptolemy

200

a progressively larger illuminated area of the moon

waxing

200

the path Earth and the other planet revolve around the sun

orbit

200

patterns of stars seen in different seasons

constellations

200

helps to locate cardinal directions

compass

200

believed the sun was the center of the solar system

Copernicus and Galileo

300

moon phase in which the moon looks like a banana

crescent

300

responsible for the changing seasons

tilt

300

name the 4 inner planets

Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars

300

helps to locate stars and star patterns

star chart

300
What type of eclipse happens when the moon is between the sun and earth?

Solar

400

moon phase in which most of the moon is visible but not all of it

gibbeous

400

how many days does it take for the earth to revolve around the sun

365

400

name the 4 outer planets

Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus
400

what is earth's natural satellite

the moon

400
What type of eclipse happens the most and doesn't affect your eyes?

lunar

500

the rise and fall of water levels along the shore 

tides

500

What is it called when the planets travel around the sun?

revolution

500

the dwarf planet

Pluto

500

an instrument that was used in astronomy to check the location of different stars, also worked to indicate the height and position of stars in the sky.

astrolabe

500

What season is the Northern Hemisphere experiencing when it is tilted away from the Sun?

Winter

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