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    Chapter 4 Study Guide


    Pages 146-171

    Know and understand the following vocabulary words.  Write their definitions in the space provided.

    axis-___________________________________________________________________

    hemisphere-_____________________________________________________________

    revolution-______________________________________________________________

    rotation-________________________________________________________________

    solar eclipse-____________________________________________________________

    craters-_________________________________________________________________

    meteroids-______________________________________________________________

    ellipse-_________________________________________________________________

    phases-_________________________________________________________________

    shadow-________________________________________________________________

    Answer the following in the space provided.

    Which direction toward the Sun would the north pole be tilted in June?

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    What is the moon called when it’s almost full?

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    What causes the tides? Explain______________________________________________

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    What is an explanation of little water on the moon?_____________________________

     

    Give some similarities between solar and lunar eclipses.

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    What is the apparent path of the Sun at the equator? Would it be different at the poles?

     

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    Give two similarities and two differences between solar and lunar eclipses.

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    2. _________________           ___________________

    What caused the craters on the moon? ________________________________________

    Why doesn’t Earth have many craters? ________________________________________

    Draw and label the 8 phases of the moon.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    *Study guide should be completed by Tuesday in order for us to go over it in class.