•  Earth, Sun, Moon Scavenger Hunt



    Visit http://www.earthsunmoon.co.uk/  to learn more about the Earth, Sun, and Moon!

    Remember - as you travel and read through each section, write down your answers in the

    appropriate space.

    1. First stop – Get your spaceship through the meteorites back to Earth.

    2. Click on the image of Earth

    3. The ______________________________ provides oxygen for all living things on

    Earth. It also protects us from the Sun’s ______________________________.

    4. The Earth takes ______________________________ to rotate once. Press the D

    key, which side is day?  Circle LEFT or RIGHT. Why do you think this side is day?

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    5. The Earth takes __________________________________ to orbit around the Sun.

    What does orbit mean?

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    6. The Earth appears to rotate around a line, which goes from the North Pole to the South

    Pole. This is known as the Earth’s ______________________________.

    7. The Equator separates which two hemispheres?

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    8. Draw a line matching the Northern Hemisphere weather to the Southern Hemisphere.

    Autumn     Summer

    Summer    Autumn

    Spring       Winter

    Winter      Spring

    9.Click on the image of the Moon

    10. What shape is the Moon? ______________________________

    11. How were craters formed on the Moon?  Press and hold the C button down.

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    12. What size is the moon compared to Earth? ______________________________

    13. The Moon is Earth’s only natural ______________________________ and is held in

    orbit by Earth’s ______________________________.

    14. How many days does it take for the Moon to orbit around Earth? ________________

    15.  Click on the image of the Sun

    16. What two things can be found on the surface of the sun?

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    17. Deep inside the Sun, high temperatures are generated by non-stop nuclear reactions,

    which releases huge amounts of ______________________________.

    18. What would happen to Earth if the Sun’s nuclear reactions stopped?

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    19.  Press and hold the S button  How many Earths could fit in the Sun?

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    20. The Sun is our closest ________________. We use its energy as

    ________________ and feel its ________________.

    21. The Sun rises in the ________________ and sets in the ________________.