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Earth, Moon, and Sun Test

Use your book to help you determine the answer to the clues. Highlight the sentences in your text that help you find the answers. 
Across
Gibbous moons are _____ than half lit.
The ______ of the moon you see depends on how much of the sunlit side of the moon faces Earth.
The tendency of a moving object to continue moving in a straight line or a stationary object to remain in place is called _______.
The ______ that pulls the moon toward Earth is called gravity.
The constellations seem to move as the seasons on Earth change, because as Earth ________ around the sun, we have a different view of the stars.
All objects are attracted to each other by the force of _______.
A pattern or grouping of stars imagined by people to represent a figure is a ______.
The times when day and night are of equal length are called ______.
Earth has seasons because its axis is ______ as it moves around the sun.
________ are flat areas, once flooded with lava, on the moon’s surface.
A tide with the least distance between low and high tides is called a(n) ______ tide.
Down
In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs when the sun is farthest ______.
It is approximately _____ weeks between a full moon and a new moon.
One complete revolution of Earth around the sun takes about one _____.
Newton’s law of universal __________ states that every object in the universe attracts every other object.
The beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere is marked by the ______ equinox.
Day and night are caused by Earth’s _______ on its axis.
The strength of the force of gravity depends on the masses of the objects and the ______ between them.
When a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere, it produces a streak of light called a(n) ________.
The darkest part of the moon’s shadow is called the _______.
A _____ eclipse occurs when the moon moves directly between the sun and Earth.
If you are in a car that stops suddenly, your body keeps ______ because it has inertia.