Science in English – The Sun, Earth and Moon

Science in English (The Sun, Earth and Moon)

Grade 3

 

The Sun

  •  The sun is a star
  • The sun is a fiery ball of gas
  • The sun is much bigger than the earth and moon
  • The sun gives out light and heat

The Earth

  • The earth is a planet
  • The earth spins like a top (earth rotation)
  • The earth travels around the sun (earth revolution)
  • The earth path is called its orbit
  • The time it takes for the earth to spin around once is one day
  • The time it takes for the earth to travel once around the sun is one year
  • The earth is the place where animals, plants, and human live

The Moon

  • The moon is a cold ball of rock
  • It orbits the earth or travels around the earth
  • It takes just over 27 days for the moon to complete one orbit of the earth
  • The moon is earth satellite
  • The moon is smaller than the sun and earth.
  • We can see moon in the sky at night
  • The moon is cold and does not give out light.
  • The moon reflects light from the sun
  • The side of the moon is lit by sunlight. The other side is dark

Phases of the moon

  • The moon seems to change shape as it moves around the earth. Why?
  • This is because we can only see the part of the moon that is lit by the sun.
  • These changes are called the phases of the moon.
  • Waxing: when the moon is getting brighter from one day to the next.
  • Waning: when the moon is getting dimmer

The Moon and the Months

  • The time from one new moon to the next is between 29 and 30 days.
  • The time from one new moon to the next is called a lunar month.
  • In the Islamic calendar, a new month starts when the Hilal (crescent moon) just become visible.
  • The moon does not give out light. How can we see it?
  • We can see the moon in the sky at night because it reflects light from the sun.

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The Sun, Earth and Moon

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A new moon is very bright

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True or False

There is more land than ocean on the earth

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I am a cold ball of rock. Astronauts have visited me. I am ….

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It’s much bigger than the earth ( sun / earth / moon )

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The moon is an earth’s satellite

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We have day and night because the earth ………… once each day.

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True or False

It is day on the side of the earth that faces away from the sun

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The place where animals and plants live ( sun / earth / moon )

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The …. Is a cold ball of rock.

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The night side of the earth faces ……………. The sun

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The moon travels ….. the earth in an orbit.

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I am the source of heat and light for living things. I am huge. I am …

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The earth travels ………. the sun

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The earth is spinning

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The earth is a .............. , and the sun is a ......................

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A cold ball of rock called ….

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………… is called its orbit.

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During the day the things around us are lit by the light of the ….

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It is smaller than the earth ( sun / earth / moon )

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We can see it in the sky at night ( sun / earth / moon )

 

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The earth travels in an ................  around the sun.

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We have one period of darkness and one period of daylight every…..

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When the moon is waxing it is getting brighter

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A full moon is brighter than a new moon

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A cold ball of rock ( sun / earth / moon )

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True or False

Living things make the land look blue

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The changes in the appearance of the moon as its orbit the Earth are called:

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On which day is the moon a crescent?

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Which one is bigger, the sun or the moon? Why are they look about the same size in the sky?

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A crescent moon is brighter than a gibbous moon

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The earth is a ….

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The sun is hotter than the earth

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These are the facts of the moon, except:

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Earth (1)            sun (2)           cold (3)              waxing (4)                facing (5)            reflects (6)            phases (7)

The moon is a ..........  ball of rock. We can see the moon because it ................ light from the ............. . We can only see the part of the moon that is ........... the sun. As the moon travels around the ............... , its shape appears to change. These changes are called the .............  of the moon.When the moon is getting brighter, we say that it is ...................... .

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The time from one new moon to the next is between 29 and 30 days called …..

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Animals, plants, and human live on me. I am the ….

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The moon’s orbit of the sun ( one year / one day / one lunar month / one lunar year )

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When the moon is getting dimmer from one day to the next called ………

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A fiery ball of gas ( sun / earth / moon )

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The earth’s spin about its axis ( one year / one day / one lunar month / one lunar year )

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The earth’s orbit of the sun ( one year / one day / one lunar month / one lunar year )

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When the side of the moon lit by the sun faces the earth, the moon is …

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It takes just over …… for the moon to complete one orbit of the earth.

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It spins around once a day ( sun / earth / moon )

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The earth takes a …. To complete an orbit of the sun.

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We can see the moon because it …. Light from the sun.

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The earth takes one  ......................... to complete an orbit of the sun.

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In the Islamic calendar, a new month starts when ……. Just becomes visible.

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On which day is the moon waning?

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The sun is a …..

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The sun is actually bigger, but it looks about the ...................  size as the moon in the sky.

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True or False

The earth is a sphere

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It has ocean of water ( sun / earth / moon )

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The …. is a fiery ball of gas.

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When the moon is getting brighter from one day to the next called ………

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It travels around the earth ( sun / earth / moon )

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One side of the moon faces towards the sun is …….

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True or False

The moon is bigger than the earth

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It gives us heat and light ( sun / earth / moon )

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On which day is the moon full?

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As the earth travels around the sun, it spins like a  .............  it takes one day for each turn

 

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The moon’s orbit of the earth ( one year / one day / one lunar month / one lunar year )

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