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Article Comprehension

1. What influences tides in the oceans and seas on Earth?

Does something similar happen on the moon as well?

2. How are lobate scarps formed? What is different about the ones on the moon?

3. What do scientists attribute the difference to?

Critical Thinking Challenge

What would happen if there was no gravitational pull between the earth, moon and sun?

Now, practice your vocabulary words at

Log in with username “team6a” and password

“6a123.” Click on “Spelling and Vocab.” Change the word list to “GRAVITY.” Play a few games and try a few activities. Then complete the quiz below:

_____1. exacerbating A. moon

_____2. distinct

_____3. contraction

_____4. transmitted

B. haphazardly

C. duplication

D. sent

_____5. randomly

_____6. simulation

_____7. superimpose

E. aggravating

F. clear

G. squeezing

_____8. satellite H. overlap

Finished? Turn in and watch the video on the reading link or complete the word search under “Play Game.”