Type
Crossword
Description

This moon phase is liton the right just a tiny bit waxing crescent
This moon phase is half lit on the right side first quarter
This moon phase is mostly lit on the right waxing gibbous
This moon phase is fully lit full moon
This moon phase is fully dark new moon
This moon phase is a little lit on the left waning crescent
This moon phase is half liton the left third quarter
This moon phase is mostly lit on the left waning gibbous
If you look to the right and the sight is light, it's waxing
If the light is on the left it is waning
The moon does not have it's own light. It reflects light from the sun
When the moon turns around on its axis it is rotating
When the moon goes around the Earth it is revolving
There is no ___________ on the moon atmosphere
Twelve people have ________ on the moon. walked
The moon takes about one ________ to revolve around the Earth. month

Moon phases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What does the moon do to the earth? Revolves
When half of the moon light is in the right it is a? First quarter
When the moon disappears it has to be a? New Moon
When the light is in the right then the moon has to be? Waxing moon
When the light is in the left the moon had to be? Waning moon
When there is more light the moon has to be a? Gibbous moon
When the moon is 100% it has to be a? Full moon
When the moon looks like a banana it has to be a? Crescent moon
When half of the moon light is in the left it is a? Third quarter moon
Both the moon and the sun have a________ effect on the earth. Gravity
The light of the moons _______ can be seen on the surface of the water. Reflection

Earth, Moon and Sun Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Imaginary line through Earth's center Axis
In relation to the Sun Tilt
Caused by the tilt of Earth's axis as the Earth travel around the Sun Seasons
Two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the Sun (September 22 and March 21) Equinox
Two days of the year on which the noon sun is directly overhead at either 23.5 south or north (December 21 and June 21) Solstice
Moon is getting larger in the sky, moving from the New Moon towards the Full Moon Waxing
Different shapes of the moon as seen from earth Phases
Moon is decreasing in size, moving from the Full Moon towards the New Moon Waning
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis Rotation
When half of the Moon's Earth facing side is lit by the sun First quarter
Decreases in size from sunlight Gibbous
When just half of the moon's Eartg-facing side is visible Third quarter
The moon face is completely lit Full moon
Thin silver of the moon Crescent
When the side of the moon is facing earth also faces directly away from the sun New moon
Caused by the interaction of the Earth, Moon and Sun Tides
The movement of an object around another object Revolution
Blocking light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it Eclipse
When the moon passes between the Son and Earth Solar Eclipse
When the moon passes through earth shadow Lunar eclipse

Matching Moon Phases Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Moon is almost directly between the sun and Earth. (start of cycle) New Moon
Moon is almost directly between the sun and Earth. (cycle starts again) Full Moon
A bit of the sulit side of the moon shows, with the sulit side being on the right. Waxing Crescent Moon
Two weeks have passed since the new moon. We see the entire face of the moon shining. Waxing Gibbous Moon
The moon is three -quarters of its way around Earth First Quarter Moon
The moon is a quarter of its way around Earth Waning Crescent Moon
A bit of the sunlit side of the moon shows with the light side being on the left Last Quarter Moon
The moon is between full moon and last quarter. Waxing Gibbous Moon
The moon is increasing in light between a first quarter moon and a full moon New Moon
The moon is decreasing in light between a full moon and a last quarter moon. Waning Gibbous Moon

Moon Phases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It revolves around the earth. Moon
This is the side of the moon you will always see. Front Side
This happens when the moon is in the earths shadow. Lunar Eclipse
When the moon turns all the way around or spins on its axis one time. Rotation
This is when the bright side of the moon is on the left side of the earth. Waning
This is when the bright side of the moon is on the right. Waxing
It can only be seen when you are in it's umbra. Solar Eclipse
This is when you can see half the moon on the left side. Third Quarter
This is when you can see almost none of the moon. New Moon
This is when you can see all the moon. Full Moon

Moon Phases Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

This is the moon phase that is lit just a little on the right. waxing crescent
This is the moon phase where you do not see any light. new moon
This moon phase is fully lit. full moon
This moon phase is half lit and the side that is light is the right. first quarter
This is the moon phase that is mostly lit on the right side. waxing gibbous
This is the moon phase that is moslty lit on the left waning gibbous
This is the moon phase that is half lit on the left side. third quarter
This is the moon phase that has only a tiny part lit on the left side waning crescent
When you look to the right and the sight is light it's waxing
When it is dark on the right it is waning

Moon Phases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The moons unilluminated side is facing the earth. The moon is not visible, this is called a ? New Moon
The Moon appears to be partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight this is called a Waxing crescent
One half of the moon is lit up by the sun at this point this is called a first Quarter
At this time half of the moon is lit up this is a Waxing Gibbous
The moon is illuminated side is facing the earth the moon appears to be completely illuminated by direct sunlight this is a Full moon
The moon appears to be more then one-half but hot fully illuminated by direct sunlight the fraction of the moons disk that is illuminated is decreasing this is a Waxing Gibbous
One-half of the moon appears to be illuminated by direct sunlight the fraction of the moons disk that is illuminated is decreasing this is a Third Quarter
The moon appears to be partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight the fraction of the moon disk that is illuminated is decreasing Waning Crescent
New Moon Phase is aligned at zero degrees
The Waxing Crescent phase placement is set at a 45 degree angle
The first Quarter phase is at 90 degree angle
The waxing Gibbous is at a 135 degree angle
The full moon is at a 180 degree angle
The waning Gibbous is at a 135 degree angle
The third Quarter is at a 90 degree angle
The waning crescent is at a 45 degree angle
The New Moon can illuminate outside
The lit side of the Waxing Crescent looks like a roll
We see half of the first Quarter is illuminated
How many moon phases are there eight

Moon Phases Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Waning Cresent
Waning Gibbous
Third Quarter
Full Moon
Waxing Gibbous
First Quarter
Waxing Cresent
New moon
Waxing
Waning

Phases of the Moon Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When only a sliver of the moon is visible Crescent
When the moon is half visible and the visible part is the right side First Quarter
When the whole moon is visible Full moon
When most of the moon is visible gibbous
When the moon is half visible and the visible part is the left side lastquarter
A calendar that predicts the phases of the moon each month lunarcalendar
When the moon is in the Earth's shadow lunareclipse
When no parts of the moon are visible newmoon
When the moon blocks out the Sun solareclipse
When the moon gets smaller waning
When the moon gets bigger waxing

Earth, Moon, Sun Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Solar Eclipse
Waning Gibbous
Waxing Gibbous
Waning Crescent
Waxing Crescent
Third Quarter Moon
First Quarter Moon
Spring Tide
Neap Tide
Tidal Bulge
Revolve
Full Moon
New Moon
Low Tide
High Tide
Summer Solstice
Winter Solstice
Rotate
Counterclockwise
Axis

Earth, Moon, and Sun Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

tidal bulge
low tide
high tide
spring tide
neap tide
third quarter moon
first quarter moon
full moon
new moon
waning gibbous
waxing gibbous
waning crescent
waxing crescet
solar eclipse
lunar eclipse
winter solstice
summer solstice
revolve
rotate
vernal equinox
autumnal equinox
counterclockwise
axis