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  • Copyright © 2002 Glenna R. Shaw and FTC Publishing All Rights Reserved
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    • 1. Baseball Review Astronomy Grade 8
    • 2. Astronomy Play ball !
    • 3. Famous Discoveries
      • discovered elliptical orbits-
      • Kepler
      • sun-centered solar system
      • heliocentric model
      • Earth-centered solar system
      • geocentric model
    • 4. Famous Discoveries
      • supported heliocentric view of solar system-
      • Copernicus
      • supported geocentric view of universe-
      • Ptolemy
    • 5. Stars
      • gas and dust
      • nebula
      • forms from nebula
      • protostar
    • 6. Stars
      • stars are classified by:
      • temperature, brightness, and size
      • produces energy in sun and other stars
      • nuclear fusion
    • 7. Terms
      • galaxy shaped like a pinwheel
      • spiral galaxy
      • galaxy shaped like a flattened oval
      • elliptical galaxy
    • 8. Terms
      • explains origin of universe
      • Big Bang Theory
      • uses mirrors to gather light
      • reflecting telescope
    • 9. Terms
      • element that makes up 60% of a star
      • hydrogen
      • length of Earth’s rotation
      • 24 hours
    • 10. Terms
      • uses lenses to gather visible light
      • refracting telescope
      • Earth’s path as it revolves around the Sun
      • orbit
    • 11. The Lives of Stars
      • follows red giant stage of medium sized star
      • white dwarf
      • follows white dwarf stage
      • black dwarf
    • 12. The Lives of Stars
      • compares temperature and brightness of stars
      • Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
      • follows supernova of supergiant star
      • black hole
    • 13. The Sun
      • outermost layer of sun
      • corona
      • loops of gases that link sunspot regions
      • prominences
      • explosions that occur when sunspots connect
      • solar flares
    • 14. Terms
      • causes day and night
      • Earth’s rotation
      • imaginary line that passes thru. Earth’s center
      • axis
    • 15. Terms
      • movement of one object around another
      • revolution
      • study of moon, stars and other objects in space
      • astronomy
    • 16. It’s time for the 7 th inning stretch ! Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack, I don't care if I never get back. Let me root, root, root for the home team, If they don't win, it's a shame. For it's one, two, three strikes, you're out, At the old ball game.
    • 17. The Sun
      • layer of the sun visible during a total solar eclipse
      • corona
      • stream of electrically charged particles sent out from the corona
      • solar wind
      • dark areas on the sun that are cooler than the layers around them
      • sunspots
    • 18. Terms
      • large satellite in which people can live for long periods of time
      • space station
      • main way US launches equipment into space
      • space shuttles
    • 19. Terms
      • rise and fall of water
      • tides
      • type of rocket used to send objects into space
      • multistage rocket
    • 20. The Moon
      • round pits formed by meteorites-
      • craters
      • dark, flat areas on moon’s surface
      • maria
      • depends on how much of sunlit side of moon faces Earth
      • phases
    • 21. Planets
      • made up almost entirely of gases
      • gas giants
      • axis tilted at 90 o angle
      • Uranus
    • 22. Planets
      • similar to our moon
      • Mercury
      • Earth’s twin
      • Venus
    • 23. Terms
      • life other than that on Earth
      • extraterrestrial life
      • pattern of stars in sky
      • constellation
      • energy that can travel thru space in form of waves
      • electromagnetic spectrum
    • 24. Planets
      • famous for its rings
      • Saturn
      • most massive planet
      • Jupiter
      • only planet with known life
      • Earth
      • retrograde rotation
      • Venus