Wyatt's Science Vocabulary Words

  1. An imaginary line through the center of an object.



    B) axis
  2. The phase of the Moon when a thin part of the Moon's near side is sunlit.



    B) crescent moon
  3. An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the North and South Poles.



    B) equator
  4. The phase of the Moon when all of the Moon's near sde is sunlit.



    C) full moon
  5. The phase of the Moon when the Moon's near side appears totally dark.



    B) new moon
  6. Changes in the amount of sunlight that reaches the side of the Moon that faces Earth as the Moon orbits Earth.

    a) phase of the moon
    b) seasons
    c) time changes
    phases of the moon
  7. The phase of the Moon when half of the Moon's near side is sunlit.



    A) quarter moon
  8. To move in a path around another object.



    C) revolve
  9. To turn on an axis.



    C) rotate
  10. One of the four parts of the year - spring summer, fall and winter.



    A) season
  11. The phases of the Moon when a decreasing amount of the Moon's near side is sunlit.



    B) waning moon
  12. The phases of the Moon when an increasing amount of the Moon's near side is sunlit.



    A) waxing moon
  13. The way the Moon looks when seen from Earth are the _________.
    phases of the moon
  14. An imaginary line through the center of an object is called a/an _________.
    axis
  15. When all of he Moon's near side is sunlit, it is a/an _________.
    full moon
  16. An imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between the North and South Poles is the _______________.
    equator
  17. When the Moon's near side receives no sunlight, it is a/an ____________.
    new moon
  18. To move in a path around another object is to ___________.
    revolve
  19. When half of the Moon's near side is sunlit it is a/an ___________.
    quarter moon
  20. Spring, summer, fall and winter are each a/an __________.
    season
  21. To turn on an axis is to ___________.
    rotate
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Wyatt's Science Vocabulary Words
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