6.E.1: Understanding the Earth/Moon/Sun system

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6.E.1: Understanding the Earth/Moon/Sun system. 6.E.1.1: Explaining relative motions and positions of Earth, Sun, and Moon. 6.E.1.2: Explain why Earth sustains life compared to other planets. 6.E.1.3: Summarize space explorations. Historical development. Effect on seasons. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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6.E.1: Understanding the Earth/Moon/Sun system 6.E.1.1: Explaining relative motions and positions of Earth, Sun, and MoonEffect on seasonsEffect on tidesEffect on lunar phases and eclipses6.E.1.2: Explain why Earth sustains life compared to other planetsTypes of surface and atmosphereGravitational forcesLocation relative to the Sun 6.E.1.3: Summarize space explorations Historical developmentTypes of explorationsInformation gained from them VOCAB: Donn2

A cometWhich celestial body is composed of ice?

A solar flareWhich event on the Sun may interfere with communication on Earth?

Light, heat, energy, gravitational pull, etc.Give an example of how the Sun affects the Earth.

A solar eclipseWhich type of eclipse occurs when the Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun?

MercuryWhich planet is located closest to the Sun?

The gravitational pull of the MoonWhat determines the tides of our oceans?

24 hoursHow long does it take for the Earth to rotate?

Mercury, Venus, Earth, MarsWhat are the four terrestrial planets?

OrbitWhat is another name for a revolution when referring to planets?

The MoonWhat is our natural satellite?

A lunar eclipseWhich type of eclipse occurs when the moon enters Earths shadow?

The Suns gravitational pullWhat force keeps planets in orbit?

It has a larger gravitational pullDescribe the gravitational pull of an object with large mass

They experience opposite seasonsDescribe the differences in seasons in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres

23.5The Earths axis is tilted how many degrees?