Phases, Eclipses, And Tides

25 July 2022
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The darkest part of the moon's shadow is called the penumbra.
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False
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A lunar eclipse can occur during a full moon.
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True
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A tide with the least distance between low and high tides is called a neap tide.
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True
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Tides are caused by the force of gravity from the sun and moon acting on Earth.
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True
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You are less likely to see a total solar eclipse than a total lunar eclipse because
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the moon's umbra only covers a small area on Earth's surface.
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A tide with the greatest difference between low and high tides is called a neap tide.
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False
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The phases of the moon depend on how much of the lighted side of the moon can be seen from Earth.
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True
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A total solar eclipse is visible from
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only within the moon's umbra.
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Based upon what you have learned about the position of the earth, sun, and moon during a lunar eclipse, during which phase of the moon can a lunar eclipse occur?
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full moon
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When are tides highest?
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when the sun, Earth, and the moon are nearly in a line
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For a solar eclipse to occur,
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the moon must be directly between Earth and the sun.
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The phase of the moon you see depends on
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how much of the sunlit side of the moon faces Earth.
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The amount of the lighted side of the moon you can see is the same during
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first quarter and third quarter phase.
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During a total lunar eclipse, the moon is in Earth's
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umbra.
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Because the moon rotates once for each revolution around Earth,
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you never see the far side of the moon from Earth.