The Moon
Qualitative Information

The ratio of mass of the Moon to the Earth = __________

The ratio of volume of the Moon to the Earth = __________

The ratio of radius of the Moon to the Earth = __________

The ratio of average density of the Moon to the Earth = __________

The ratio of surface gravity of the Moon to the Earth = __________

Revolution period (days) = __________

Equatorial inclination (deg) 6.68 = __________

Mean distance from Earth (km) = __________
 

The Atmosphere

range of temperature (in degrees F) = __________

Composition of atmosphere: ______________________
 

The Phases of the Moon

Diagram the arrangement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon when you would see a new moon:
 
 
 
 

Diagram when you would see a full moon:
 
 
 
 
 

Eclipses

Diagram and label the arrangement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon to illustratewhere you would see the shadows known as the umbra and the penumbra.
 
 
 
 

Diagram the arrangement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon when you would see a solar eclipse.
 
 
 
 
 

Diagram the arrangement of the Earth, Sun, and Moon when you would see a lunar eclipse.
 
 
 
 
 

Possible origins of the Moon
 

1. ____________________ =
 

2. ____________________ =
 

3. ____________________ =
 

4. ____________________ =
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Geology of the Moon

Diagram a Crater
 
 
 

What are Maria?
 

How did they form?
 
 
 
 

Why is the discovery of ice important to Earthlings?
 


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