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Grade 3 Planetary Motion
Which of these words is the name for the imaginary line in which the Earth rotates?
  1. sun
  2. axis
  3. model
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The path an object takes as it revolves around another object in space is called               .
  1. rotation
  2. revolution
  3. orbit
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
Does the Earth revolve or rotate around the sun?
  1. revolve
  2. rotate
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The part of the Earth that is tilted away from the sun                        
  1. gets more direct sun
  2. gets less direct sun
  3. gets no direct sun
  4. gets sun 24 hours a day
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
To move in a circle around an object is to                
  1. shadow
  2. eclipse
  3. rotate
  4. revolve
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
Earth rotates on its       axis       
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
What keeps planets in their orbits?
  1. light
  2. gravity
  3. electricity
  4. magnetism
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The spinning of an object around its axis is called            rotation           
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
When are you most likely to see a shadow?
  1. when the sun has set
  2. when the sun has risen
  3. when the sun is the lowest
  4. when the sun in the highest
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
        Orbit         when plants revolve in a nearly circular path
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
All the planets follow an         orbit         as they           revolve           around the sun.
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
         Rotate          to turn
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly between the sun and the Earth.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The Earth revolves around                
  1. the Sun
  2. the Moon
  3. its axis
  4. the equator
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
How long does it take the Earth to orbit the Sun?
  1. 88 days
  2. 365 days
  3. 12 years
  4. 29.5 years
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The movement of an object all the way around another planet is called
  1. rotation
  2. revolving
  3. gravity
  4. solar energy
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The Earth rotates around                
  1. the Sun
  2. the Moon
  3. its axis
  4. its equator
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
A lunar eclipse is when the earth is placed directly between the sun and the moon.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
The spinning of a planet around an imaginary line through its center is called                
  1. revolving
  2. rotation
  3. gravity
  4. atmosphere
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
It takes the earth 24 hours to rotate/spin all the way around.
  1. True
  2. False
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