Moon, Earth, Sun project
By: Blake torres

Moon Pictures

Concept Questions

Section 1

How does the earth move in space?

Answer: The pulling and pushing of the Gravity move the earth in space.

What causes Earths seasons?

Answer: The tilt of the Earth affects the way the rays hit the Earth causing uneven heating.

Section 2

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


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


Section 3

What causes the phases of the moon?

Answer:The phases of the moon depend on its position in relation to the Sun and Earth. As the Moon makes its way around the Earth, we see the bright parts of the Moons surface at different angles. These are called "Phases" of the moon.

What are solar and lunar eclipses?

Answer:  A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth passes between the Moon and the Sun, and the Earth's shadow obscures the moon or a portion of it. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, blocking all or a portion of the Sun. An eclipse can be total, partial, or annular.

What causes tides?

Answer: Tides are periodic rises and falls of large bodies of water. Tides are caused by the gravitational interaction between the Earth and the Moon. The gravitational attraction of the moon causes the oceans to bulge out in the direction of the moon.

Section 4

What features are found on the moon's surface?

Answer: Craters, ice caps, and hills. Also man made things left from apollo missions

What are some characteristic of the moon?

Answer: the moon is made of reflective bright rock. There is no atmosphere on the moon. The moon is very hilly and bumpy from craters.

How did the moon form?

Answer: Facts about lunar formation: The moon was formed~4.5 billion years ago, about 30–50 million years after the origin of the Solar System, out of debris thrown into orbit by a massive collision between a smaller proto-Earth and another planetoid, about the size of Mars.

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I like your moon pictures