Earth, Moon, and Sun       By: Nolan Bartolone

The moon can also be known as Luna. The moon is Earth's only natural satellite and was formed 4.6 billion years ago. The only sport played on the moon was golf. The same side of the moon is always facing Earth. NASA plans to have another man walk on the moon by 2019. This information has been found at Space Facts.

Section 1- Earth in Space

How does Earth move in space?

Earth moves through space in two major ways, rotation and revolution.

What causes the cycle of seasons on Earth?

The tilt of Earth's axis as it revolves around the sun makes Earth's seasons change.

Section 2- Gravity and Motion

What determines the strength of the force of gravity between two objects?

The strength of the force of gravity between two objects depends of the mass of the objects and the distance between them.

What two factors combine to keep the moon and Earth in orbit?

The two factors that keep Earth and the moon in orbit is inertia and gravity.

Section 3-Phases, Eclipses, and Tides

What causes the phases of the moon?

The phases of the moon are caused by how much of the sunlit side of the moon faces Earth.

What are solar and lunar eclipses?

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly between Earth and the sun, blocking sunlight from Earth. A lunar eclipse is when Earth blocks sunlight from reaching the moon.

What causes the tides?

Tides are caused by differences in how much the moon's gravity pulls on different parts of Earth.

Section 4- Earth's Moon

What features are found on the moon's surface?

Features that are found on the moon are maria, craters, and highlands.

What are some characteristics of the moon?

Some characteristics on the moon are its dry and airless. Compared to Earth the moon is small and has large variations in its surface temperature.

How did the moon form?

The moon formed by a planet-sized object collided with Earth to form the moon.

Phases of the Moon

Party on the Moon!!!

Please RSVP
18 people are going
Invite Friends
18 going0 maybe0 no
Alyssa Santora a year ago
TBeebs (+4) a year ago
Bartolone28 (+5) Organizer

Party on the moon selling Moon car up there! I'm bringing golf clubs up to hit golf balls on the moon! Farthest one gets a cash prize of 10,000 dollars.

JPS (+5) 2 years ago


Comment Stream

a year ago

Great job! your pictures are so cool!!👍

a year ago

nice job, last pic is cool, ill buy that car.

a year ago

🙊 🚗 😋

a year ago

AWESOME dooode

a year ago

Nice Job!😄