Type
Word Search
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tropic of capricorn
tropic of cancer
international date line
Prime Meridian
longitude
equinox
latitude
solstice
season
astronomy
revolution
axis
rotation

Reason For Season Word Search

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Description

astronomy
autumnal equinox
axis
calender
day
equinox
fall
night
northern hemisphere
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
southern hemisphere
spring
summer
summer solstice
vernal equinox
winter
winter solstice

Latitude and Longitude Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

number of degrees in the northern hemisphere ninety
0 degrees latitude is the _________ equator
lines that run east and west but measure north and south latitude
Another name for line of latitude parallels
Another name for line of longitude meridians
lines that run from north to south but measure east and west longitude
latitude and longitude together are the ________ of a place coordinates
Using latitude and longitude together gives us an _________ __________on the earth exact location
0 degrees longitude in the _________ ____________ prime meridian
number of degrees in the western hemisphere one hundred eighty
total number of degrees of longitude on the earth three hundred sixty
Total number of degrees of latitude on the earth one hundred eighty
half of the earth hemisphere
latitude and longitude is measured in _________ degrees

Chapter 2 Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

Aidyn
Amry
hemisphere
prime meriden
equator
longitude
latitude
tropics
equinox
winter solstice
summer solstice
atmosphere
axis
rotate
leap year
revolution
orbit
solar system

Astronmony Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Turning on an axis ( 1 earth rotation =24 hours). rotation
Turning around another object ( 1 earth revolution= 365 1/4 days). revolution
Imaginary line through the center of earth ( or another planet ). axis
The study of galaxies , stars , planets , and other celestial objects. astronomy
Position of earth around the sun. season
Winter and summer; sun's rays directed on the tropics. solstice
Autumn and spring; sun's rays are directed on the equator giving equal amounts of daylight and drakness. equinox
Lines that run east/west on the globe. latitude
Lines that run north/south on the globe. longitude
Longitude line that runs through greenwich, england, 0 degrees. prime meridian
Long of longitude where each day begins; 180 degrees. internationl date line
Line of latitude in northern hemisphere; 23.5. tropic of cancer
Line of latitude in southern hemisphere; 23.5 degrees. tropic of capricorn

Earth and Seasons Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The act of spinning around a central axis. rotation
The act of one object traveling around another in an orbital path. revolution
The line that divides Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. equator
When light from the Sun shines equally on both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. equinox
When light from the Sun shines more in one hemisphere than the other. solstice
The object in space that Earth revolves around. Sun
The equinox seasons include fall and ___________ . spring
The solstice seasons include summer and _____________ . winter
The month spring begins. March
The month fall begins. September
The reason we have seasons is because of Earth's ____________. tilt
A pattern of weather and climate over three months is called a _________. season
Earth's rotation is the reason we have day and _____________. night
Earth is tilted 23.44 ____________. degrees
When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is __________ in the Southern Hemisphere. Fall
When it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it is _____________ in the Southern Hemisphere. summer
It takes ____________ hours for Earth to make one rotation. twentyfour
It takes _____________ year for Earth to make one revolution. one
On the first day of summer, Earth is tilted most ____________ the Sun. toward
On the first day of winter, Earth is tilted most ____________ from the Sun. away
The month summer begins. June
The month winter begins. December

Earth, sun, & moon Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Rocket
Maria
Phases
Mass
Force
Axis
Orbit
Escape velocity
Velocity
Meteoroids
Telescope
Spring tide
Lunar eclipse
Umbra
Inertia
Gravity
Equinox
Revolution
Space probe
Space shuttle
Satellite
Or tubal velocity
Thrust
Craters
Neap tide
Solar eclipse
Penumbra
Eclipse
Weight
Solstice
Rotation
astromony

Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An imaginary line that circle Earth parallel to the Equator Latitude
An imaginary line that runs north to south but measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
The reference point from which east and west longitude lines are measured at 0 degrees Prime Meridian
The unit of measurement to determine absolute location Degree
The lines of latitude Parallels
The lines of longitude Meridian
Half the Earth (northern, southern, eastern, western) Hemisphere
A round model of the Earth that shows the continents and the oceans in their true shapes Globe
The study of the Earth Geography
North, East, South or West Cardinal Directions
A representation of the Earth's rounded surface on a piece of paper Projection
The exact position on the Earth Absolute Location

Seasons Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center. sphere
an imaginary line about which a body rotates. axis
the action of rotating around an axis or center. rotation
an instance of revolving. revolution
an obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination eclipse
when the sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky at noon, marked by the longest and shortest days. solstice
the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). equinox
the shape of the illuminated (sunlit) portion of the Moon as seen by an observer on Earth. moon phase
the phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun and invisible from earth, or shortly thereafter when it appears as a slender crescent. new moon
(of the moon between new and full) have a progressively larger part of its visible surface illuminated, increasing its apparent size. waxing
the phase of the moon in which its whole disk is illuminated. full moon
"shrinking" or decreasing in illumination. waning
an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon. solar eclipse
an eclipse in which the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth's shadow. lunar eclipse
the angle between an object's rotational axis and its orbital axis, or, equivalently, the angle between its equatorial plane and orbital plane. tilt
Diffused light, as opposed to the direct rays of the sun indirect sunlight
the sun shines directly direct sunlight
the path followed by an object revolving around another object, under the influence of gravitation (see satellite). orbit

Earth's Revolution Around the Sun and Seasons Word Search

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Description

flowers
leaves
snow
beach
night
day
autumn
terminator line
rotation
equinox
solstice
moon
earth
sun
winter
summer
spring
fall
orbit
revolution

Latitude and Longitude Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Parallels
West
East
South
North
Coordinate
Distance
Measure
Degrees
Location
Continents
Earth
Prime Meridian
Equator
Longitude
Latitude