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Transcript
Earth, Sun, and Moon
Picture Vocabulary
Earth and Space
Moon
A natural satellite that orbits a planet;
some planets have no moons; others
have over 60 moons.
Craters
Bowl-shaped indents or cavities on the
surface of a planet, moon, or asteroid that
are caused by a collision with another
object, such as a meteorite.
Weight
The heaviness of an object; force
of gravity on mass = weight.
Sun
The star at the center of our solar system
that supplies heat and light to Earth; its
enormous gravity keeps the solar system
in orbit.
Earth
A planet in our solar system that
has life on it.
Surface
The outermost covering or layer.