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Transcript
Final Review
(Planets and Moon)
By Dominique Di Miceli
The Seasons of the year are
caused by the ______of the
earth’s ________.
Tilt of the Axis
The time it takes for a planet to complete
one spin on its axis is the _______ of
______ or one day on that planet?
Period of Rotation
The time it takes for a planet to
complete one orbit around the
sun is its _______ of _______.
Period of Revolution
A time at which day and night are
of the equal length all over the
earth is called an?
Equinox
If the earth were to suddenly move
closer to the sun, what would
happen?
A. A year would be shorter.
B. A year would be longer.
C. A day would be shorter.
D. A day would be longer.
What is your Cosmic Address?
Supercluster- Virgo
Galaxy- Milkyway
Star- Sun
Planet- Earth
Country- U.S.A
State- New York
City- Bayville/Locust Valley
One year on me would be
shorter than one day?
Venus
If I were hollow more than
1,000,000 Earth’s can fit inside
me.
Sun
I spin so fast that I am flat on my
poles.
Saturn
I am often called a snowball in
space.
Comet
I am also known as a shooting
star.
Meteor
I may be an escaped moon from
Neptune.
Pluto
I am a gas planet that is covered by
an ocean of super heated water
that may have been formed from
melted comets.
Uranus
My moon Titan is larger than the
planet Mercury.
Saturn
The moon’s period of rotation is
the same as its..
Period of revolution
Deep valleys on the moon are
called ….
A.
B.
C.
D.
Copernicus
Highlands
Rilles
Gravity
When the moon’s orbit is closest
from the earth it is at the point
of_____.
A. Perigee
B. Apogee
C. Gravity
D. Atmosphere
What does heliocentric mean?
Helio means sun
Centric means center
Heliocentric means the sun is in the center
of our solar system
What does Geocentric mean?
Geo means earth
Centric means center
Geocentric means that the earth is in the
middle of our solar system
Matter is anything that has ___
and takes up_____?
Mass and takes up space
The path an object in space takes
around another object is called an?
Orbit
An idea or view to explain
something is called a what?
Theory
An imaginary line that at which a
planet rotates on is called its?
Axis
How many times a month does
earth rotate in a month?
30 times
The earth’s axis is tilted at a
____ angle?
23 ½ degrees
The period of earth’s rotation is
equal to what?
A.
B.
C.
D.
365 days
24 hours
30 days
48 hours
The moon’s _______is 1/6 of
earth’s.
Gravity
If you weigh 100lbs. On the moon,
how much would you weigh on
earth.
600lbs
When the moon passes through the
umbra of the earth’s shadow, a ____
eclipse occurs.
Lunar
The moon’s gravitational pull on
the earth causes_____.
Tides
When the South Pole is tilted
toward the sun, it is…..
Winter in the Northern Hemisphere and
summer in the Southern Hemisphere
The big bang theory is based on
the assumption that…..
Our present universe is the result of the
expansion of matter from a single
point.
The time at which the Northern
Hemisphere has its shortest day
and longest night is called the….
Winter Solstice
What is the order of the planets.
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Pluto
If I am on Jupiter and I travel 2
planets farther from the sun which
planet would I land on?
Uranus