Cycles/patterns in space

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Cycles/patterns in space
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  1. The Sun appears to rise in the ___________.
    east
  2. To _____________ is to turn on an axis.
    rotate
  3. When the Sun is "high" in the sky, shadows are _________________.
    short
  4. The imaginary line that oes from North Pole to South Pole and divides eastern and western hemispheres is ___________________.
    Prime Meridian
  5. The tilt of the Earth's ____________ causes the seasons to change.
    axis
  6. A bowl shaped dent in the moon's surface or a planet's surface is a _______________.
    crater
  7. The USA is in the __________ himisphere and the ___________ hemisphere.
    Northern, western
  8. The Sun appears to set in the _____________
    west
  9. To move in a path around another object is to ___________.
    orbit
  10. The sun appears lowest in the sky and there are less hours of sunlight during the season of ______________.
    winter
  11. An __________ is the imaginary line through the center of an object.
    axis
  12. The orbit of the Earth is in the shape of an __________.
    ellipse
  13. Day and night occur on Earth because it ____________.
    rotates
  14. When the Sun is "low in the sky, shadows are ___________.
    long
  15. A ___________ is on e of the four parts of year -spring, summer, fall, and winter.
    season
  16. The Sun appears the highest in the sky and there are more hours of sunlights during the season of ______________.
    summer
  17. There are ___________ days in Earth's year.
    365
  18. The different ways the moon looks through the month are called ________________.
    the phases of the moon
  19. The Moon's __________ is weaker than the Earth's gravity.
    gravity
  20. There are __________ hours in Earth's day.
    24
  21. A ___________ is a ball of hot gases that gives off light and other forms of energy.
    star
  22. The Moon's diameter is about ______ of the Earth's diameter.
    1/4
  23. A ______________ is a group of stars that forms a pattern shaped like an animal, person, or object.
    constellation
  24. As the moon ____________ around the Earth, the Moon phases occur.
    orbits
  25. The sun is ___________ million miles from Earth.
    93
  26. The moon revolves around the Earth about every __________days.
    27 1/3
  27. More than 1 ___________ Earth's could fit inside the Sun.
    million
  28. The _____________ is an imaginary line that circles around the Earth halfway between the N.Pole and S.Pole.  It divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemisphere.
    equator
  29. Half the Earth is a __________________.
    hemisphere
  30. An ____________ is a scientist who studies space.
    astronomer

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