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Grade 4 Planetary Motion

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It takes the Earth      365      days to orbit the sun.
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
                   Earth's rotation                    causes day and night. Shadows change with the Sun's apparent motion across the sky.
Grade 4 Planetary Motion

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The tilt of Earth's axis and              revolution              around the Sun cause seasons to change during the year.
Grade 4 The Moon
The shapes that the moon seems to have are called          phases         .
Grade 4 The Moon
Waxing means getting          bigger         .
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
How many days does it take for the Earth to make one revolution around the sun?
  1. 31 days
  2. 1 day
  3. 250 days
  4. 365 days
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
The Earth moves in a path around the sun, creating an Earth year.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
What causes the sun to rise and set every day?
  1. the orbit of the Earth
  2. the rotation of the Earth
  3. the revolution of the Earth
  4. the apparent movement of the Earth
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
The earth's rotation result in day and night.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
One year on Earth is defined by
  1. the time it takes the sun to revolve around the Earth.
  2. the time it takes the Earth to revolve around the moon.
  3. the time it takes for the Earth to revolve around the sun.
  4. the time it takes for the moon to revolve around the Earth.
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
An        axis       is a real or imaginary line that an object spins around.
Grade 4 The Moon
For approximately two weeks after a full moon, you can expect the moon to
  1. appear smaller each night
  2. stay the same size
  3. appear larger each night
  4. have a green-ish glow
Grade 4 Outer Planets
Which of the following are NOT gas planets?
  1. Earth
  2. Jupiter
  3. Neptune
  4. Mercury
  5. Saturn
Grade 4 Sun
          The Sun           is the most massive object in our solar system and is about        99.8       % of the total mass.
Grade 4 Outer Planets
What two planets have visible rings around them?
  1. Saturn and Mercury
  2. Saturn and Mars
  3. Saturn and Uranus
  4. Saturn and Earth
Grade 4 Inner Planets
If the Earth had more mass, its gravity would be stronger and we would have trouble moving around.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Outer Planets
Triton is the largest moon of Neptune.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Outer Planets
Titan is the largest moon of Uranus.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Inner Planets
Mars is the color       red      .
Grade 4 The Moon
The moon reflects light emitted from the sun.
  1. True
  2. False
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