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

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