Harcourt Science Space Vocabulary Quiz

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Harcourt Science Space vocabulary


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  • 1. 
    The sun and the objects that orbit around it
    • A. 

      Solar eclipse

    • B. 

      Solar system

    • C. 

      Planet

    • D. 

      Rotation

  • 2. 
    The hiding of the sun that occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth.
    • A. 

      Planets

    • B. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      Solar eclipse

    • D. 

      Phases

  • 3. 
    The spinning of an object on its axis
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Orbit

    • D. 

      Planet

  • 4. 
    The movement of one object around another object
    • A. 

      Orbit

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Phases

    • D. 

      Revolution

  • 5. 
    The different shapes the moon seems to have in the sky when observed from earth.
    • A. 

      Phases

    • B. 

      Axis

    • C. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • D. 

      Solar eclipse

  • 6. 
    The path an object takes as it moves around another object in space
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Axis

    • D. 

      Orbit

  • 7. 
    A large body of rock or gas that orbits the sun
    • A. 

      Asteroid

    • B. 

      Planet

    • C. 

      Meteor

    • D. 

      Sun

  • 8. 
    The hiding of the moon when it passes through the Earth's shadow
    • A. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • B. 

      Solar eclipse

    • C. 

      Phases

    • D. 

      Orvit

  • 9. 
    The imaginary line that goes through the North Pole and the South Pole
    • A. 

      Revolution

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Orbit

    • D. 

      Axis

  • 10. 
    The movement of an object aorund another object
    • A. 

      Orbit

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Axis

  • 11. 
    A chunk of rock or metal that orbits the sun
    • A. 

      Comet

    • B. 

      Asteroid

    • C. 

      Planet

    • D. 

      Moom

  • 12. 
    A large ball of ice and dust that orbits the sun
    • A. 

      Comet

    • B. 

      Asteriod

    • C. 

      Orbit

    • D. 

      Moon

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