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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. 
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.
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.