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Planetary Motion Questions - All Grades

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Grade 5 Planetary Motion
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
How long does it take Earth to orbit the Sun?
  1. 88 days
  2. 365 days
  3. 12 years
  4. 29.5 years
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
One year on Earth lasts 365 days.
Which of these definitions could be used for one year?
  1. The time it takes for Earth to go around the Sun once.
  2. The time it takes for the Moon to go around Earth 12 times.
  3. The time for Earth to spin once on its axis.
  4. The time for the Moon to complete all of its phases.
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
The path Earth makes around the Sun is called the
  1. axis.
  2. rotation.
  3. counterclockwise.
  4. orbit.
Grade 2 Planetary Motion
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
This word means to spin on an axis.
  1. rotation
  2. revolution
  3. orbit
  4. gravity
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion

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Which statement best describes tides experienced on Earth when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are positioned as shown in the diagram?
Spring Tide
  1. very high, high tides; very low, low tides
  2. very high, high tides; average low tides
  3. average high tides; very low, low tides
  4. average high tides; average low tides
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