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Unit 9 Vocabulary Earth Cycles (22 Words). AXIS is: Imaginary line that cuts through the center of a planet , such as Earth , that the planet spins around. AXIS is: . REVOLVE is:

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Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

Unit 9 Vocabulary

Earth Cycles

(22 Words)


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

AXIS is:

Imaginary line that cuts through the center of a planet , such as Earth , that the planet spins around


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

AXIS is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

REVOLVE is:

(Revolution) one orbit of an object in space around another object in space, such as the moon around the Earth or Earth around the sun.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

REVOLVE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

Rotate (Rotation)

is:

spinning of a planet,

moon, sun or other

object, around its axis


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

Rotateis:

rotate


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

GRAVITATIONAL ATTRACTION is:

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the

Earth's mass for bodies near its surface


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

GRAVITATIONAL ATTRACTION is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

ECLIPSE is:

When one solar system object

passes between the Sun and

another object, casting

a shadow


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

ECLIPSE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

EQUINOX is:

One of two days in the year

when the hours of daylight

equal the hours of darkness

over Earth as a whole

Vernal Equinox – marks the beginning of spring

Autumnal equinox -marks the beginning of autumn or fall


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

EQUINOX is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

SOLSTICE is:

One of two days in the year

when hours of daylight and

hours of darkness are their

greatest and least.

Summer solstice -marks the beginning of summer and the longest period of daylight

Winter solstice -marks the beginning of winter and the shortest period of daylight


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

SOLSTICE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

TERMINATORis:

The edge of the shadow

between day and night

on the Earth and moon


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

TERMINATORis:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

WAXING is:

Moon phases from new

moon to full moon, as the

lit surface seen from Earth

grows larger


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

WAXING is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

WANING is:

Moon phases from full moon

to new moon, as the lit surface

seen from Earth grows smaller


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

WANING is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

GIBBOUS is:

When the moon is more

than half but less than

fully illuminated


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

GIBBOUS is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

CRESCENT is:

The Moon appears to be

partly but less than one-half

illuminated by direct

sunlight – looks like a sliver.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

CRESCENT is:

WANING CRESCENT

WAXING CRESCENT


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

NEW MOON is:

The moon’s unilluminated

side is facing the Earth.

The moon is not visible

(except during a solar eclipse)


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

NEW MOON is:

Only visible during a solar eclipse


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

FULL MOON is:

The Moon's illuminated side

is facing the Earth. The Moon

appears to be completely

illuminated by direct sunlight.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

FULL MOON is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

SOLAR ECLIPSE is:

Occurs when the moon

passes between Earth and

the sun, blocking the sun’s

light from Earth


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

SOLAR ECLIPSE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

LUNAR ECLIPSE is:

Occurs when the moon

passes behind the Earth

so that the Earth blocks the

Sun’s rays from striking the

moon


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

LUNAR ECLIPSE is


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

FIRST QUARTER is:

One-half of the moon appears

to be illuminated by direct

sunlight. The right half of the

moon appears lighted and

the left side of the moon

appears dark.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

FIRST QUARTER is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

LAST QUARTER is:

One-half of the moon appears

to be illuminated by direct

sunlight. The left half of the

moon appears lighted and

the right side of the moon

appears dark.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

LAST QUARTER is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

NEAP TIDE is:

tides that are least extreme;

happen twice a month, at first

and last quarter moon phases


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

NEAP TIDE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

SPRING TIDE is:

Tides that are most extreme

occur twice a month, at full and

new moon phases


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

SPRING TIDE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

HIGH TIDE is:

tide when it is at its highest

level at a particular time and

place, takes place when the

moon and sun are directly

aligned with respect to the

Earth.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

HIGH TIDE is:


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

LOW TIDE is:

Tide at its lowest level at a

particular time and place.

Lowest tides are reached

when moon and sun are

directly aligned with respect

to the Earth.


Unit 9 vocabulary earth cycles 22 words

LOW TIDE is:


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