Solar System Vocabulary (Douglas)

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Term: 1 Definition: A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars.p#555 S: The solar system is not in a geocentric orginazation becuse the Earth is not at the center. Term: 2 Definition: A model of the solar system in which the Earth and the other planets revolve around the sun.p#556 S:Our solar system is a heliocentric solar system because the sun is at the center. Term: 3 Definition: An oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular.p#557 s:The orbit of our solar system is said to be elongated. Term: 4 Definition: The tendency of an object to resist a change in motion.p#522 S:inertia is when the speed of an object is supposed to change but resists.
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Term: 5 Definition: A force that moves rocks and other materials downhill; the force that pulls objects toward each other.p#205,520 S:when atronauts go to the moon they can jump 3 times as much as they could before becuse there isnt gravity Term: 6 Definition: The name often given to the four inner
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