TommyKing Solar System

TommyKing Solar System - Term Definition A model of the...

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Unformatted text preview: Term: Definition: A model of the universe in which earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars. 1 Term: Definition: A model of the solar system in which the planets all revolve around the sun. 2 Term: Definition: An oval shape, which maybe elongated or nearly circular. 3 Term: Definition: The tendency of an object to resist a change in motion. 4 Term: Definition: A force that moves rocks and other materials down hill; the force that pulls objects towards each other. 5 Term: Definition: The name often given to the four inner planets; Mercury,Earth,Venus,and Mars. 6 Term: Definition: Retrograde Rotation: pg. not in our book Spinning backwards on its axis. Term: Definition: 7 Term: The process in which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by water vapor,carbon dioxide, methane,and other gasses that form a "blanket" around the Earth; the trapping the heat by the planets atmosphere. Definition: The name often given to the four outer planets; Jupiter,Saturn,Uranus,Neptune. 8 Term: Definition: A loose connection of ice,dust, and small rocky particles typically with a long narrow orbit around the sun. 9 Term: Definition: Rocky objects revolving around the sunhat are too small and numerous to be considered planets. 10 Term: Definition: The region of the solar system between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, where many asteroids are found. 11 Term: Definition: A chunk of rock or dust in space. 12 Term: Definition: A streak of light in the sky produced by the burning of a meteoroid in Earths atmosphere. 13 Term: Definition: A meteoroid that passes through the earths atmosphere and hits the earths surface. 14 ...
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