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Grade 6 Sky Science Unit Exam Review
Speed Match Review Game

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Drag the squares in the gray area and drop them in the matching squares in the blue area below.
If you drop a square in the correct spot, it will disappear.
If you make a mistake, the square will return to its original spot.
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Pluto, Makemake, Ceres, Eris, Haumea
Earth's Axis is tilted more toward the sun in the summer = more hours of direct sunlight.
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Solar Noon (high noon or 12:00pm)
Gibbous
Earth is tilted on its axis 23.5 degrees
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Hoba
Mercury, Venus, Mars
27 1/3 days (or Approx. 28 days) One Lunar Cycle
Satellite
365 days
Ursa Major
A Lunar Eclipse
its Size, Distance from Earth and Temperature
Jupiter
New Moon, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Last Quarter, Waning Crescent, New Moon
Polaris
Asteroid Belt
The Milky Way
Earth revolves around the Sun
sun spots
Waxing Moon
A Comet!
blue
Name the 4 Gas Giants
The area between the inner and outer planets that is filled with Asteroids
When the moon grows gradually more illumminated when passing from new to full moon
Name the Inner Planets in Order from the Sun
Why days are longer in the summer and shorter in the winter
Phase of the moon when more than half of the moon, but not all of it is illuminated
The name of our Galaxy
Time it takes for the earth to rotate once around the sun
Dark, Magnetic Spots on the Sun's surface are called...
What colour of stars are the hottest?
Order of the Planets Starting with Mercury
A star's Magnitude or brightness can be determined by these 3 things:
Another name for the Big Dipper is
What time of day is it if you have almost no shadow?
Another name for a small body orbiting a planet
Biggest Meteorite Discovered on Earth
Name the 8 phases of the moon beginning with New Moon
A large ball of ice, dust, rock and gas that orbits the sun.
The Largest Planet in our Solar System
The time it takes for the moon to orbit Earth
Reason we have seasons
Name 3 Dwarf Planets
Why do positions of the constellations appear to change throughout the year?
The North Star is also called this
What occurs when the moon moves into the Earth's shadow?

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What colour of stars are the hottest?blue
The North Star is also called thisPolaris
Why do positions of the constellations appear to change throughout the year?Earth revolves around the Sun
Dark, Magnetic Spots on the Sun's surface are called...sun spots
A star's Magnitude or brightness can be determined by these 3 things:its Size, Distance from Earth and Temperature
Time it takes for the earth to rotate once around the sun365 days
Reason we have seasonsEarth is tilted on its axis 23.5 degrees
Why days are longer in the summer and shorter in the winterEarth's Axis is tilted more toward the sun in the summer = more hours of direct sunlight.
What time of day is it if you have almost no shadow?Solar Noon (high noon or 12:00pm)
Order of the Planets Starting with MercuryMercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
The area between the inner and outer planets that is filled with AsteroidsAsteroid Belt
A large ball of ice, dust, rock and gas that orbits the sun.A Comet!
What occurs when the moon moves into the Earth's shadow?A Lunar Eclipse
Another name for the Big Dipper isUrsa Major
Biggest Meteorite Discovered on EarthHoba
The name of our GalaxyThe Milky Way
The Largest Planet in our Solar SystemJupiter
Name the Inner Planets in Order from the SunMercury, Venus, Mars
Name the 4 Gas GiantsJupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Name 3 Dwarf PlanetsPluto, Makemake, Ceres, Eris, Haumea
Phase of the moon when more than half of the moon, but not all of it is illuminatedGibbous
Another name for a small body orbiting a planetSatellite
The time it takes for the moon to orbit Earth27 1/3 days (or Approx. 28 days) One Lunar Cycle
When the moon grows gradually more illumminated when passing from new to full moonWaxing Moon
Name the 8 phases of the moon beginning with New MoonNew Moon, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Last Quarter, Waning Crescent, New Moon