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When does the Earth experience a Spring tide? During an ____
When we can see the entire moon it is called a________.
Is a full moon completely DARK or completely ILLUMINATED?
What is the name given when the number of hours of daylight approximately the same as the number of hours of night?
During and eclipse, would the Earth have a SPRING tide or a NEAP tide?
When we can’t see the moon it is called a_____.
Are neap tides HIGHER or LOWER than average?
What does the tilt of the Earth cause?
In a SOLAR ECLIPSE is the sun, the moon, or the earth between the other two?
What is the name of the model of the solar system with EARTH in the centre?
Who developed the Law of Gravity?
In which kind of eclipse is the MOON between the sun and the earth?
Are SPRING tides or NEAP tides higher than average?
In which kind of eclipse is the EARTH between the sun and the earth?
Do short wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation describe high or low energy?
Which kind of tide is there when there is a first or third quarter moon?
Who first proposed a heliocentric model of the solar system?
Which kind of tide is there when there is a new or full moon?
On which planet does the sun “set” in the east?
Which planet rotates in the opposite direction to the Earth?
What does December 21st represent?
When we can see ¾ of the moon it is called a ______.
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What is the word that means, “equal night”?
Are SPRING tides or NEAP tides lower than average?
What are the tides caused by?
Is a new moon completely DARK or completely ILLUMINATED?
What is the name of the model of the solar system with the SUN in the middle?
In a LUNAR ECLIPSE, is the sun, the moon, or the earth between the other two?
One AU (astronomical unit) is the distance between ____ and ____.
What does June 21st represent?
What word refers to the sun being at its southern most point in the sky (in the northern hemisphere)?
Most planets have western sunset, which do not?
When we can see ¼ of the moon it is called a______.
Is a NEW MOON or a FULL MOON completely dark?
If the EARTH is between the sun and the earth, is this a solar eclipse or a lunar eclipse?
If the MOON is between the sun and the earth, is this a solar eclipse or a lunar eclipse?
What does the moon and sun’s gravity cause?
Is a NEW MOON or a FULL MOON completely illuminated?
When we see ½ of the illuminated side of the moon it is called a_____.
What word refers to the sun being at the most northerly point in the sky? (in the northern hemisphere)
Where do the Sun’s high-energy particles get trapped with air molecules, resulting in the aurora borealis?
Which planet rotates at a near 90-degree tilt?
Are spring tides HIGHER or LOWER than average?

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