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Chapter 1-4 Earth’s moon

Pages 30-33


1)  Highlands  
2)  Maria  
3)  Rilles  
4)  Perigee  
5)  Apogee  
6)  Hadley Rille  
7)  Moon’s Period of Rotation  
8)  Moon’s Period of Revolution  
9)  Neil Armstrong  
10) Buzz Aldrin  
11) Galileo Galilei  
Answer on Index cards:  
12) Compare the moon’s gravity to Earth’s gravity.


13) How did scientists figure out the distance

      from Earth to the moon?

14) Describe three theories of how the moon was created.



15) How might the moon’s craters and rilles have formed?