Chapter 1-How are the Sun , Earth, and Moon Connected? Review for the test
Why does the moon "appear" to have different shapes on different days? a. We see only the lit part of the moon as it moves around Earth. b. We see only the parts of the moon that are always in shadow. c. We see the parts of the moon that aren't covered by clouds. d. The moon is smaller when it is farther from us.
Answer a. We see only the lit part of the moon as it moves around Earth
When you see the moon’s phases, the moon appears to change… a. color b. location c. shape d. distance
Answer c. shape
Which of the following correctly describes the movement of Earth, moon, and sun? a. Moon revolves around sun, Earth revolves around moon. b. Sun revolves around moon, moon revolves around Earth. c. Moon revolves around Earth, Earth revolves around sun. d. Sun and moon revolve around Earth.
Answer c. Moon revolves around Earth, Earth revolves around sun.
The Earth's __________ takes place every 24 hours . a. phase b. flotation c. revolution d. rotation
Answer d. rotation
Why does the moon appear to move across the sky during the night? a. The moon travels around Earth everyday. b. The Earth rotates on its axis. c. The moon is extremely far away. d. All objects in space are moving.
Answer b. The Earth rotates on its axis.
If there is a FULL MOON today, how many days will go by until we see a FULL MOON again? a. 7 days b. 14 days c. 21 days d. 28 days
Answer d. 28 days
Are there any days when the moon cannot be seen? a. yes b. no
Answer a. yes, when it’s a new moon
The moon's light is bright and white in the sky. Where does the light from the moon come from? a. The moon shines bright like the sun only white. b. The light from the sun bounces off the moon to the Earth. c. The light from Earth bounces of the moon. d. Distant stars shine their light on the moon and bounces to Earth.
Answer b. The light from the sun bounces off the moon to the Earth.
Name the planets in order from the sun. • Remember: My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nachos
Sun • Mercury • Venus • Earth • Mars • Jupiter • Saturn • Uranus • Neptune
Good luck! and study hard!