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earth-centered universe
Ptolemy
sun-centered universe
Copernicus
three laws of planetary motion
Kepler
law of universal gravity
Newton
the tide that occurs when the moon is in line with the sun
spring tide
the phase of the moon displaying the most light
full moon
two points inside an ellipse
foci
force of attraction that exists between any two objects
gravity
distance between the earth and the sun
astronomical unit
name means the wanderers
planets
a symmetrically shaped oval
ellipse
amount of time it takes for a comet to complete its orbit is called a
period
the earth completes one revolution in
24 hours
Venus and Mercury are the only planets with
no moons
made up of the sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit it
solar system
a band of comet-like objects located beyond the orbit of Neptune
Kuiper's belt
an asteroid-sized chunk of rock, dust, and ice that develops a huge tail as it approaches the sun
comet
365 1/4 days
solar year
ability to regeneralte lost body parts
crustacean
two distinct body regions
spider
three pairs of jointed legs
insect
strong pinchers
crustacean
eight legs
spider
one or more pairs of wings
insect
Be able to list the planets in order from the sun.
see p. 277
Identify these constellations: Cynus, Cassiopeia, Centaurus, Draco, Andromeda
See p. 253
Identify cave formations: cave pearls, draperies, stalagmites, stalactites, flow stones
See p. 226
Label a diagram of a flower (p. 23)
stamen, pistil, sepal, petal, ovule
explain photosynthesis, at least 3 facts (p. 5)
purpose-makes food
needs for it to occur--water, air, light
takes place in the leaves
only green plants make food
byproducts are glucose, oxygen