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A/C Science 6

A/C Science 6
Space and Earth's Rotation
Across
caused because of the Earth's changing relationship to the Sun
a property of matter by which it remains at rest or in motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force
one of the halves of the earth as divided by the equator or by a meridian
A point defined with reference to another position
to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases
When the Earth moves between the sun and the moon, therefore blocking the sun's rays from striking the moon
deviating from a direct line or course : round about and not going straight to the point an indirect accusation
an astronomical term referring to the portion of the Moon that is visibly illuminated by the Sun, as seen from Earth
to slant or tip
total gravitational pull on the Earth's water is weakened
The light the sun produces
The spinning of Earth on its axis.
revolving of one object around another in an oval-shaped path
Down
two tides that occur at or just after new moon and full moon when the tide-generating force of the sun acts in the same direction as that of the moon, reinforcing it and causing the greatest rise and fall in tidal level
a moment in the year when the Sun's apparent path is farthest north or south from Earth's Equator
in the year when the Sun is exactly above the Equator and day and night are of equal length; also, either of the two points in the sky where the ecliptic (the Sun’s annual pathway) and the celestial equator intersect.
the distance that you are felt to cover up, taking the time used to obtain there
the Moon passes in front of the Sun causing a shadow to fall on certain portions of the Earth.
the moon is decreasing in size
when you can see the sun from where you are, and its light and heat can reach you and it is when the sun is on the other side of the Earth from you, and its light and heat don't get to you
a spinning motion around a center or axis
a force which tries to pull two objects toward each other
the rise and fall of the levels of the ocean
the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object.
A fully shaded inner region of a shadow.