Seasons
Shadows
Earth/Moon/Sun
Phases of the Moon
100

When it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere is is what season in the Southern Hemisphere?

It is winter!

100

Describe how a shadow is formed

When a object blocks light from the sun a shadow is formed

100

How long does it take for the earth to make one rotation on it´s access?

24 hours. One day.

100

How long is a lunar cycle?

29 or 29.5 days accepted.

200

When it is Spring in the Northern Hempisphere what season is it in Southern Hemisphere?

Fall (Autumn)

200

Does winter or summer have the shorter shadows?

summer

200

How long does it take for the earth to make one revolution around the sun?

A year

200

What do we commonly call a complete lunar cycle?

A month.

300

True or False.  The reason we have summer is because the earth is closer to the sun.

FALSE!

300

What time of day would the shadow of an object be the shortest?

Noon

300

What cycle is a direct result of Earth’s rotation?

Night and Day

300

What is the phase called when we cannot see the moon?

New moon

400

What is the main reason we have seasons?

The tilt of the earth allows more or less DIRECT sunlight

400

What time of day would a shadow be the longest?

Early morning or late afternoon

400

True or False. It takes the sun one day to rotate around the earth.

False

400

True or False. The phase of the lunar cycle when we see a full moon is because the sun is reflecting off the moon.

True

500

Seasons bring different weather. Why are winters ussually colder in most parts of the world?

Less direct sunlight

500

If the sun was rising in the morning, which side of the flagpole would the shadow be cast? The same side as the sun or the opposite side?

Opposite side

500

True or False. The sun is the largest star in our solar system that is why we revolve around it.

False. The sun is a medium star and we revolve around it due to the pull of gravity.

500

Why does the lunar phase repeat itself each month?

The movement of the moon around Earth is the same each month; so the pattern repeats each month.

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