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Eclipse worksheet (A)

Name :.
Class 6/..

True or False:

1. _______ The Moon orbits the Earth.

2. _______ The Sun orbits the Earth.

3. _______ Solar Eclipses happen quite often.

4. _______ Lunar eclipses happen at night.

5. _______ Solar Eclipses happen at night.

6. _______ Staring at a solar eclipse can cause serious eye damage, even
blindness.

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7. ______ Corona A. The shadow caused


8. ______ Umbra by an eclipse.
9. ______ Solar Eclipse B. You can still see part
10. _____ Lunar Eclipse of the sun or moon.
11. _____ Partial Eclipse C. The visible part of the
sun during a total
eclipse.
D. The Earth is between
the Sun and the
Moon
E. The Moon is between
the Earth and the
Sun, blocking out the
sun.

1. Draw a diagram of a lunar eclipse in the space below showing the positions of
the Sun, Moon and Earth.

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Eclipse worksheet (B)
Name :.
Class 6/..

True or False:

1. _______ The Moon orbits the Earth.

2. _______ The Sun orbits the Earth.

3. _______ Solar Eclipses happen quite often.

4. _______ Lunar eclipses happen at night.

5. _______ Solar Eclipses happen at night.

6. _______ Staring at a solar eclipse can cause serious eye damage, even
blindness.

7. A lunar eclipse is caused by the


a. Sun between the Earth and Moon.
b. Earth between the Sun and Moon.
c. Sun between the Moon and Earth.
d. Moon between the Earth and Sun.

8. A solar eclipse is caused by the :


e. Sun between the Earth and Moon.
f. Earth between the Sun and Moon.
g. Sun between the Moon and Earth.
h. Moon between the Earth and Sun.

Solar eclipse Lunar eclipse