Unformatted text preview: Term: Definition: A model of the universe in which earth
is at the center of the revolving planets
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
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
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
13 Term: Definition: A meteoroid that passes through the
earths atmosphere and hits the earths
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