Science - Earth, Sun and Moon

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Science - Earth, Sun and Moon by Mind Map: Science - Earth, Sun and Moon

1. Shape and size

1.1. Sphere

1.2. Biggest

1.2.1. sun

1.2.1.1. furthest

1.3. smallest

1.3.1. moon

1.3.1.1. nearest

2. Move!

2.1. SUN

2.1.1. stays!

2.2. Earth

2.2.1. rotates on its axis

2.2.1.1. 24 hours

2.2.1.2. makes day and night

2.2.2. orbits the sun

2.2.2.1. 1 year

2.2.2.2. 365 1/4 days

2.3. Moon

2.3.1. orbits the earth

2.3.1.1. 28 days

2.3.2. we always see the same side

2.3.3. PHASES

2.3.3.1. new moon

2.3.3.2. waxing cresent

2.3.3.3. first quarter

2.3.3.4. waxing gibbous

2.3.3.5. full moon

2.3.3.6. waning - getting smaller

3. Sky

3.1. Morning

3.1.1. rises

3.1.2. east

3.1.3. long shadows

3.2. Evening

3.2.1. sets

3.2.2. west

3.2.3. long shadows

3.3. midday

3.3.1. short shadows

3.3.2. sun high in sky

3.3.3. 1pm in summer

3.4. Shadows opposite sun

4. Seasons

4.1. tilted on axis

4.2. summer

4.2.1. long days

4.2.2. Poles - light 24 hours