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

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