Earth, Moon, and Sun Jeopardy

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This
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Earth Science
Jeopardy
Jeopardy
Earth in Space
Gravity and
Motion
Phases,
Eclipses, and
Tides
Earth’s Moon
Traveling Into
Space
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Earth in Space for 200
The Earth spinning on it’s axis is
called ___________________.
Earth in Space for 400
The Earth rotates once on its axis
every ____________ hours.
Earth in Space for 600
When the south end of Earth’s axis is tilted
toward the sun, it is winter in the
______________________________.
Earth in Space for 800
The two days on which the sun is overhead
at either 23.5 degrees north or south are
called _________________________.
Gravity and Motion for 200
The tendency of an object to resist
change in motion is called ________.
Gravity and Motion for 400
The pull of gravity on the surface of the
moon is _________________ that of
Earth.
Gravity and Motion for 600
The force of gravity on an object is
_________________
Gravity and Motion for 800
The distance between two objects and
the __________ of the objects
determine the strength of the force of
gravity.
Phases, Eclipses, and Tides for 200
When the sun, Earth, and moon line up
a ____________ tide occurs.
Phases, Eclipses, and Tides for 400
A tide with the smallest difference
between low and high tides is called a
______________ tide.
Phases, Eclipses, and Tides for 600
This eclipse occurs during a full moon
when Earth is directly between the
moon and the sun.
Phases, Eclipses, and Tides for 800
These are the phases of the moon that
are visible during a spring tide.
Earth’s Moon for 200
These are regions of the moon that
appear dark and are believed to have
been formed from huge lava flows.
Earth’s Moon for 400
In 1609, this Italian scientist built a
telescope to view distant objects.
Earth’s Moon for 600
God created the moon on this day.
Earth’s Moon for 800
The moon’s temperature varies so
greatly because it doesn’t have one of
these.
Traveling Into Space for 200
This is the name of the force that
propels a rocket forward.
Traveling Into Space for 400
This was the goal of the Apollo
program.
Traveling Into Space for 600
This rocket has an advantage in that
the total weight of the rocket is
reduced as the rocket rises.
Traveling Into Space for 800
These are small robots that collect and
analyze samples from the moon or
other planets.
Capture the Chapter for 200
Each of the two days of the year when
neither hemisphere is tilted toward
the sun is known as this.
Capture the Chapter for 400
In one year, Earth completes 365.26 of
these.
Capture the Chapter for 600
The day in March on which the sun is
overhead at noon at the equator is
called the ____________ Equinox.
Capture the Chapter for 800
This is the velocity a rocket must reach
to fly off into space.
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