Days, nights, years, satellites

Days, nights, years, satellites - The Solar System and...

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Unformatted text preview: The Solar System and Beyond B Griffiths Visit www.worldofteaching.com For 100’s of free powerpoints You should know....... The Earth gets heat and light from the Sun. The Earth spins on its axis. The Earth orbits around the Sun. What day, year and leap year mean. The moon is a natural satellite of the Earth. The Earth is divided up into the northern hemisphere The and the southern hemisphere: and Northern hemisphere Southern hemisphere Equator The Earth is tilted on an axis North pole South pole The Earth is kept in orbit by the force of… Gravity …and by the fact that is is moving at a high velocity The Earth spins on its axis every ___ (__ hours) While the Earth is spinning the side that faces the sun is in ________ Da y a nd nig h t T h is s id e o f th e Ea rth is fa c ing th e S un. T h is s id e o f th e Ea rth is fa c in g a wa y fro m th e S u n. It is d a ytim e fo r th e p e o p le th a t live h e re . It is nig h t tim e fo r p e o p le th a t live h e re . T h is s id e o f th e Ea rth is fa c ing th e S un. T h is s id e o f th e Ea rth is fa c in g a wa y fro m th e S u n. It is d a ytim e fo r th e p e o p le th a t live h e re . It is nig h t tim e fo r p e o p le th a t live h e re . The Earth orbits the sun every… …year (365 1/4 days) year T h e Ea rth o rb its th e S un Because of this spin the sun rises in the Because ______ and sets in the ______ ______ Gravity also keeps the moon in orbit around the Earth. The moon orbits the Earth every… …days month (28 ) ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PHYSICS 121 taught by Professor Richardvanfleet during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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