Baseball Review  Astronomy Grade 8
Astronomy Play ball !
Famous Discoveries <ul><li>discovered elliptical orbits- </li></ul><ul><li>Kepler </li></ul><ul><li>sun-centered solar sys...
Famous Discoveries <ul><li>supported heliocentric view of solar system- </li></ul><ul><li>Copernicus </li></ul><ul><li>sup...
Stars <ul><li>gas and dust </li></ul><ul><li>nebula  </li></ul><ul><li>forms from nebula </li></ul><ul><li>protostar </li>...
Stars <ul><li>stars are classified by: </li></ul><ul><li>temperature, brightness, and size </li></ul><ul><li>produces ener...
Terms <ul><li>galaxy shaped like a pinwheel </li></ul><ul><li>spiral galaxy </li></ul><ul><li>galaxy shaped like a flatten...
Terms <ul><li>explains origin of universe </li></ul><ul><li>Big Bang Theory  </li></ul><ul><li>uses mirrors to gather ligh...
Terms <ul><li>element that makes up 60% of a star </li></ul><ul><li>hydrogen </li></ul><ul><li>length of Earth’s rotation ...
Terms <ul><li>uses lenses to gather visible light </li></ul><ul><li>refracting telescope </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s path as...
The Lives of Stars <ul><li>follows red giant stage of medium sized star  </li></ul><ul><li>white dwarf </li></ul><ul><li>f...
The Lives of Stars <ul><li>compares temperature and brightness of stars  </li></ul><ul><li>Hertzsprung-Russell diagram </l...
The Sun <ul><li>outermost layer of sun </li></ul><ul><li>corona </li></ul><ul><li>loops of gases that link sunspot regions...
Terms <ul><li>causes day and night  </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s rotation </li></ul><ul><li>imaginary line that passes thru. ...
Terms <ul><li>movement of one object around another </li></ul><ul><li>revolution </li></ul><ul><li>study of moon, stars an...
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 ...
The Sun <ul><li>layer of the sun visible during a total solar eclipse </li></ul><ul><li>corona </li></ul><ul><li>stream of...
Terms <ul><li>large satellite in which people can live for long periods of time </li></ul><ul><li>space station </li></ul>...
Terms <ul><li>rise and fall of water </li></ul><ul><li>tides </li></ul><ul><li>type of rocket used to send objects into sp...
The Moon <ul><li>round pits formed by meteorites- </li></ul><ul><li>craters </li></ul><ul><li>dark, flat areas on moon’s s...
Planets <ul><li>made up almost entirely of gases </li></ul><ul><li>gas giants </li></ul><ul><li>axis tilted at 90 o  angle...
Planets <ul><li>similar to our moon </li></ul><ul><li>Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s twin </li></ul><ul><li>Venus </li>...
Terms <ul><li>life other than that on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>extraterrestrial life </li></ul><ul><li>pattern of stars in ...
Planets <ul><li>famous for its rings   </li></ul><ul><li>Saturn </li></ul><ul><li>most massive planet </li></ul><ul><li>Ju...
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  • 8th Grade Astronomy Book Baseball Review Game

    1. 1. Baseball Review Astronomy Grade 8
    2. 2. Astronomy Play ball !
    3. 3. Famous Discoveries <ul><li>discovered elliptical orbits- </li></ul><ul><li>Kepler </li></ul><ul><li>sun-centered solar system </li></ul><ul><li>heliocentric model </li></ul><ul><li>Earth-centered solar system </li></ul><ul><li>geocentric model </li></ul>
    4. 4. Famous Discoveries <ul><li>supported heliocentric view of solar system- </li></ul><ul><li>Copernicus </li></ul><ul><li>supported geocentric view of universe- </li></ul><ul><li>Ptolemy </li></ul>
    5. 5. Stars <ul><li>gas and dust </li></ul><ul><li>nebula </li></ul><ul><li>forms from nebula </li></ul><ul><li>protostar </li></ul>
    6. 6. Stars <ul><li>stars are classified by: </li></ul><ul><li>temperature, brightness, and size </li></ul><ul><li>produces energy in sun and other stars </li></ul><ul><li>nuclear fusion </li></ul>
    7. 7. Terms <ul><li>galaxy shaped like a pinwheel </li></ul><ul><li>spiral galaxy </li></ul><ul><li>galaxy shaped like a flattened oval </li></ul><ul><li>elliptical galaxy </li></ul>
    8. 8. Terms <ul><li>explains origin of universe </li></ul><ul><li>Big Bang Theory </li></ul><ul><li>uses mirrors to gather light </li></ul><ul><li>reflecting telescope </li></ul>
    9. 9. Terms <ul><li>element that makes up 60% of a star </li></ul><ul><li>hydrogen </li></ul><ul><li>length of Earth’s rotation </li></ul><ul><li>24 hours </li></ul>
    10. 10. Terms <ul><li>uses lenses to gather visible light </li></ul><ul><li>refracting telescope </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s path as it revolves around the Sun </li></ul><ul><li>orbit </li></ul>
    11. 11. The Lives of Stars <ul><li>follows red giant stage of medium sized star </li></ul><ul><li>white dwarf </li></ul><ul><li>follows white dwarf stage </li></ul><ul><li>black dwarf </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Lives of Stars <ul><li>compares temperature and brightness of stars </li></ul><ul><li>Hertzsprung-Russell diagram </li></ul><ul><li>follows supernova of supergiant star </li></ul><ul><li>black hole </li></ul>
    13. 13. The Sun <ul><li>outermost layer of sun </li></ul><ul><li>corona </li></ul><ul><li>loops of gases that link sunspot regions </li></ul><ul><li>prominences </li></ul><ul><li>explosions that occur when sunspots connect </li></ul><ul><li>solar flares </li></ul>
    14. 14. Terms <ul><li>causes day and night </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s rotation </li></ul><ul><li>imaginary line that passes thru. Earth’s center </li></ul><ul><li>axis </li></ul>
    15. 15. Terms <ul><li>movement of one object around another </li></ul><ul><li>revolution </li></ul><ul><li>study of moon, stars and other objects in space </li></ul><ul><li>astronomy </li></ul>
    16. 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. 17. The Sun <ul><li>layer of the sun visible during a total solar eclipse </li></ul><ul><li>corona </li></ul><ul><li>stream of electrically charged particles sent out from the corona </li></ul><ul><li>solar wind </li></ul><ul><li>dark areas on the sun that are cooler than the layers around them </li></ul><ul><li>sunspots </li></ul>
    18. 18. Terms <ul><li>large satellite in which people can live for long periods of time </li></ul><ul><li>space station </li></ul><ul><li>main way US launches equipment into space </li></ul><ul><li>space shuttles </li></ul>
    19. 19. Terms <ul><li>rise and fall of water </li></ul><ul><li>tides </li></ul><ul><li>type of rocket used to send objects into space </li></ul><ul><li>multistage rocket </li></ul>
    20. 20. The Moon <ul><li>round pits formed by meteorites- </li></ul><ul><li>craters </li></ul><ul><li>dark, flat areas on moon’s surface </li></ul><ul><li>maria </li></ul><ul><li>depends on how much of sunlit side of moon faces Earth </li></ul><ul><li>phases </li></ul>
    21. 21. Planets <ul><li>made up almost entirely of gases </li></ul><ul><li>gas giants </li></ul><ul><li>axis tilted at 90 o angle </li></ul><ul><li>Uranus </li></ul>
    22. 22. Planets <ul><li>similar to our moon </li></ul><ul><li>Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s twin </li></ul><ul><li>Venus </li></ul>
    23. 23. Terms <ul><li>life other than that on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>extraterrestrial life </li></ul><ul><li>pattern of stars in sky </li></ul><ul><li>constellation </li></ul><ul><li>energy that can travel thru space in form of waves </li></ul><ul><li>electromagnetic spectrum </li></ul>
    24. 24. Planets <ul><li>famous for its rings </li></ul><ul><li>Saturn </li></ul><ul><li>most massive planet </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter </li></ul><ul><li>only planet with known life </li></ul><ul><li>Earth </li></ul><ul><li>retrograde rotation </li></ul><ul><li>Venus </li></ul>

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