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

Shape and size

Sphere

Biggest

sun, furthest

smallest

moon, nearest

Move!

SUN

stays!

Earth

rotates on its axis, 24 hours, makes day and night

orbits the sun, 1 year, 365 1/4 days

Moon

orbits the earth, 28 days

we always see the same side

PHASES, new moon, waxing cresent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, waning - getting smaller

Sky

Morning

rises

east

long shadows

Evening

sets

west

long shadows

midday

short shadows

sun high in sky

1pm in summer

Shadows opposite sun

Seasons

tilted on axis

summer

long days

Poles - light 24 hours