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Ch 36: Earth-Moon-Sun System

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Use the lessons in this chapter to refresh your understanding of the Earth-Moon-Sun system. As you work your way through the chapter, take the opportunity to test your understanding with lesson quizzes.

Earth-Moon-Sun System - Chapter Summary

Our galaxy is an intricate system, with its components functioning in coordination with one another to keep everything in working order. As you focus more closely on our planet, you'll notice that the Earth, Moon, and Sun work together harmoniously to keep everything in balance. The lessons in this chapter will provide you with a comprehensive overview of this integrated system. Specifically, you'll explore:

  • How the Earth's rotation creates different temperatures and seasons
  • The ways that the Moon, gravity, and the Sun impact ocean tides
  • Different types of eclipses

The lessons in this chapter have been created by professionals in the field to make the material easy to absorb and retain. To keep you engaged in the learning process, inviting text and video lessons help to illustrate the information. The video lessons contain a clickable timeline for easy navigation, in case you'd like to review a particular portion of the lesson. After each lesson, take a self-assessment quiz to gauge your progress. When you've finished the chapter, take a cumulative exam to see how well you understand the topics. If you have any additional questions, our instructors are available to reach out to.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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