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north pole The northernmost point of the Earth's axis.
moon phases The Moon goes through 8 of these beginning with the New Moon Phase due to its movement and the reflection of the Sun.
orbit Revolve; the action of or path of a planet revolving around the Sun. It takes the Earth 365.4 days, or one year, to revolve or make one complete orbit around the Sun.
high tide It is caused by the Moon's gravity pulling on the Earth's oceans. It occurs twice daily. It occurs on the side of the Earth that is facing the moon and the opposite side. It covers part of the shore.
low tide it is caused by the Moon's gravity pulling on the Earth's oceans. It occurs twice daily. It occurs on the sides of the Earth that are not facing the moon. It covers less part of the shore.
seasons The Earth has direct and indirect light hitting it, depending on where it is in its orbit around the Sun. This direct and indirect light determines whether it is Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer.
moon A celestial object that revolves or orbits around the Earth. Its gravity causes the Earth's tides.
equator The line around the middle of the Earth that divides the northern hemisphere from the southern hemisphere.

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