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http://www.physics.unl.edu/~fulcrum/ Department of Physics & Astronomy University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln NE 68588-0111 [email protected] 402-472-8685 Astronomy and Light Jeopardy By Christine DeVries. Astronomers & Theories. These are the Latin words for sun and moon.

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Astronomers theories

http://www.physics.unl.edu/~fulcrum/Department of Physics & AstronomyUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnLincoln NE [email protected] and Light JeopardyBy Christine DeVries


Astronomers theories

Astronomers & Theories


These are the latin words for sun and moon

These are the Latin words for sun and moon


The movement of the earth about the sun

The movement of the Earth about the Sun


This theory elucidated by ptolemy places the earth at the center of the universe

This theory, elucidated by Ptolemy, places the Earth at the center of the universe


This famed scientist determined the two factors that keep the planets in orbit

This famed scientist determined the two factors that keep the planets in orbit


This astronomer showed that the orbit of each planet is an ellipse

This astronomer showed that the orbit of each planet is an ellipse.


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Astronomers & Theories


This theory states that the planets revolve around the sun

This theory states that the planets revolve around the sun


Most astronomers from this region believed that the universe is perfect and unchangeable

Most astronomers from this region believed that the universe is perfect and unchangeable


He was the first scientist to use a telescope to look at objects in the sky

He was the first scientist to use a telescope to look at objects in the sky


This polish astronomer believed in the heliocentric system

This Polish astronomer believed in the heliocentric system  


This metal nosed man observed the position of planets providing data later studied by kepler

This metal-nosed man observed the position of planets, providing data later studied by Kepler


Light

Light


Orange wavelengths of light are reflected off of this

Orange wavelengths of light are reflected off of this


These are the primary colors of light

These are the primary colors of light


These substances are used to color paints or other materials

These substances are used to color paints or other materials


These two colors are additively mixed to give yellow

These two colors are additively mixed to give yellow


This term describes any two colors that are combined to make white light

This term describes any two colors that are combined to make white light


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Light


The appearance of water ahead on the road on a summer day

The appearance of water ahead on the road on a summer day


This occurs when light rays hit a bumpy or uneven surface

This occurs when light rays hit a bumpy or uneven surface.


The bending of light waves they enter a different medium

The bending of light waves they enter a different medium


The definitions of transparent opaque translucent

The definitions of transparent, opaque, & translucent


This mirror forms virtual or real images

This mirror forms virtual or real images


Earth moon sun

Earth, Moon, & Sun


The main force that changes the tides

The main force that changes the tides


This movement causes day and night

This movement causes day and night.


The phase of the moon during a lunar eclipse

The phase of the moon during a lunar eclipse


The reasons for the seasons

The reasons for the seasons


The darkest part of the shadow of an eclipse

The darkest part of the shadow of an eclipse


Earth moon sun1

Earth, Moon, & Sun


This term describes the lighter larger part of an eclipse s shadow

This term describes the lighter, larger part of an eclipse’s shadow


This tide occurs when the moon is at a 90 degree angle from the earth

This tide occurs when the moon is at a 90 degree angle from the earth


Areas of cooler gas in the photosphere

Areas of cooler gas in the photosphere


A tide with the greatest difference between low and high tide

A tide with the greatest difference between low and high tide


These are huge looping explosions of gas through the chromosphere

These are huge looping explosions of gas through the chromosphere


Seeing is believing

Seeing is Believing


A person who can see objects far away but close objects are blurry

A person who can see objects far away but close objects are blurry  


The part of the eye that looks black

The part of the eye that looks black


This uses lenses or mirrors to collect and focus light from distant objects

This uses lenses or mirrors to collect and focus light from distant objects


The colored muscle in the eye

The colored muscle in the eye


This type of lens produces a virtual image

This type of lens produces a virtual image


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Seeing is Believing


This uses lenses to focus light and record an image of an object

This uses lenses to focus light and record an image of an object


A short thick nerve that sends signals generated within the retina to the brain

A short, thick nerve that sends signals generated within the retina to the brain


This lens is thicker in the center then at the edge

This lens is thicker in the center then at the edge


The clear lens that protects the eyes from dust

The clear lens that protects the eyes from dust


This term refers to how light waves in a laser beam all match crest with crest trough with trough

This term refers to how light waves in a laser beam all matchcrest with crest,trough with trough


It s a big big big big world

It’s a Big, Big, Big, Big World!


The smallest planet

The smallest planet


The two factors that keep the planets in orbit

The two factors that keep the planets in orbit


The term for a meteoroid that hits earth s surface

The term for a meteoroid that hits Earth’s surface


The name of pluto s moon

The name of Pluto’s moon


A streak of light in the sky or falling star

A streak of light in the sky or “falling star”


It s a big big big big world1

It’s a Big, Big, Big, Big World!


The group of rocks between mars and jupiter

The group of rocks between Mars and Jupiter


In this process hydrogen atoms combine to form helium and a lot of energy

In this process, hydrogen atoms combine to form helium and a lot of energy


Gas giants

Gas Giants


A chunk of rock or dirt in space

A chunk of Rock or Dirt in Space


This heavenly body is sometimes described as a dirty snowball

This heavenly body is sometimes described as “A dirty snowball”


Final jeopardy

FinalJeopardy


The formal name for a laser

The formal name for a LASER


The three outer layers of the sun

The three outer layers of the sun


The correct order of the planets

The correct order of the planets


The type of image on my retina right now

The type of image on my retina right now


The phases of the moon in order starting with the all dark phase

The phases of the moon, in order(starting with the all dark phase)


These occur in march june september and december

These occur in March, June, September, and December


When the moon is in earth s umbra you see this specific type of eclipse

When the moon is in Earth’s umbra, you see this specific type of eclipse


A telescope that consists of two convex lenses what is a refracting telescope

A telescope that consists of two convex lenses What is a refracting telescope?


A telescope that uses a large concave mirror to gather light

A telescope that uses a large concave mirror to gather light


How long it takes to complete the cycle of the phases of the moon

How long it takes to complete the cycle of the phases of the moon


15 000 000 degrees celsius

15,000,000 degrees Celsius


When the moon passes between the earth and the sun

When the moon passes between the Earth and the Sun


The fraction of the moon that is always lit answer what is half of the moon

The fraction of the moon that is always lit Answer: what is half of the moon


An elongated circle

An elongated circle


Q what planet is i hard for satellites to take pictures of a what is venus

Q. What planet is I hard for satellites to take pictures of?A. What is Venus?


Astronomers theories

Q. What is it when a planet appears to revolve in the opposite direction?A. What is retrograde rotation?


Q what planet has the most prominent rings a what is saturn

Q. What planet has the most prominent rings?A. What is Saturn?


Q what planet is covered by over 75 water a what is earth

Q. What planet is covered by over 75% water?A. What is Earth?


Q what disappeared on neptune a what is the great dark spot

Q: What disappeared on NeptuneA: What is The Great Dark Spot?


A term used to describe the four inner planets

A term used to describe the four inner planets


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