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Title: MS Science TAKS review for 8th grade TEACHER KEY

1
MS Science TAKS review for 8th grade TEACHER KEY
• Science Curriculum Instruction Spring ISD

2
• You have a glass beaker filled with a
mixture of hot chemicals. The beaker and mixture
have a mass of 247 grams. If you want to know
the mass of the chemicals only, what should you
have done first?
• Pour the chemicals directly on a spring scale.
• Find a very light container that can hold the
chemicals.
• Obtain the mass of an empty glass beaker of the
same size.
• Separate the chemicals into their individual
components.

TAKS 1 TEKS 6.4A, 7.4A, 8.4A
3
• A student made 3 stacks of books. She
leaned identical boards on each stack. She
covered one board with waxed paper, one with
sandpaper, one with cloth. She placed a toy
car at the top of one board, released it and let
it roll until it stopped. She measured the
distance the car traveled. She repeated the
procedure for the other two boards.
• What is the independent variable in this
investigation?
• F. The distance the car rolled.
• G. The height from which the car was released.
• H. The number of books used.
• J. The surface of the board.

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.2A
4
• Which of the following is a safe way to
conserve resources in the lab?
• Clean up all equipment at the same time.
• Use older, slightly damaged equipment.
• Carefully measure chemicals.
• Clean up chemical spills quickly.

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.1B
5
• What is the average speed in m/s of the 4
trials of the toy car the travels down the ramp?
• F. 6
• G. 7
• H. 8
• J. 9

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.2B
6
• Which of the following conclusions can be
drawn from the information shown?
• Most types of matter heat up at the same rate.
• Most types of matter cool down at the same rate.
• It takes less energy to heat 1 g of silver then 1
g of gold.
• It takes more energy to heat 1 g of water then 1
g of copper.

TAKS 1 TEKS 6.2D, 7.2D,8.2D
7
• At the grocery store, a student looks at a
saw on TV said that by eating this brand of
oatmeal every morning you would lose weight. Are
claims.
• G. No, you must diet and exercise to decrease
body weight.
labeled on the box are always truthful.
• J. Yes, eating oatmeal makes people lose
weight.

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.3B
8
• The graph shows the average number of
days of sunny weather that Spring, Texas has each
month for the last 10 years. If the trend
continues next year, which month will Spring have
the least amount of sunny days?
• December
• January
• July
• September

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.4B
9
• A student hears a scientist on the news the
says he thinks there is life on another planet.
What is the most important question that the
student should ask in order to critique what the
scientist is saying?
• F. Does the scientist think there is life in
other galaxies too?
• G. What evidence is the scientist basing his
statement on?
• H. Where did the scientist study and go to
school?
• J. Who works for the scientist and helps in
his research?

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.3A
10
• Which of the following scientists was first
to suggest that Earth and the other planets in
the solar system revolve around the sun?
• Isaac Newton
• Marie Curie
• Nicolas Copernicus
• Galileo

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.3C, 8.13A
11
• Which of the following questions about
frogs could be answered through a scientific
investigation?
• F. Are frogs able to play musical instruments?
• G. Are some frog species happier than other
frog species?
• H. How do the diets of different frog species
differ?
• J. What kind of dreams do frogs have?

TAKS 1 TEKS 6.2A, 7.2A, 8.2A
12
• The magnification of the eyepiece on a
compound microscope is 10X. The magnification of
the objective lens of 100X. What is the total
magnification?
• 10X
• 90X
• 110X
• 1,000X

TAKS 1 TEKS 6.4A, 7.4A, 8.4A
13
• Which of the following objects would make the
best model of a blood vessel?
• F. A steel pipe
• G. A rubber tube
• H. A cotton string
• J. An electrical wire

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.3C
14
• The graph show world population growth
over the last 200 years. If the trend continues
the world population will
• decrease
• increase, then decrease
• Increase
• stay the same

TAKS 1 TEKS 8.2C
15
• A student is planning an investigation about
plants. She says, Plants grow better in
sunlight. This statement is an example of
• F. data
• G. a hypothesis
• H. an investigation
• J. a procedure

TAKS 1 TEKS 6.2A, 7.2A, 8.2A
16
• You have a bag of cookies that says it
contains 34 grams. Which tool would you use to
check to be sure that the bag actually contains
34 grams?
• Meter stick
• Triple beam balance
• Spring scale

TAKS 1 TEKS 6.4A, 7.4A, 8.4A
17
• Which would be an important piece of safety
equipment to use when heating a substance in
science lab?

F
H
J
G
TAKS 1 TEKS 8.1A
18
• Nitrogen fertilizer is often added to soil
to increase the growth of grass in lawns. Which
of these nearby ecosystems would most likely be
harmed by the use of nitrogen fertilizer?
• Forest
• Park
• Pond

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.12C
19
• Which type of diagram provides the most
information about the feeding relationship among
organisms in an ecosystem?
• F. Food chain
• G. Food web
• H. Energy chain
• J. Energy pyramid

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.6C
20
• The diagram shows the natural pattern of an
ecosystem changing over time. This is known as
• mutualism
• photosynthesis
• predation
• succession

TAKS 2 TEKS 7.12D
21
• What is one way that plant and animal cells
are different?
• F. Plant cells do not have cell membranes.
• G. Only animal cells contain cytoplasm.
• H. Only plant cells contain a nucleus.
• J. Only plant cells have cell walls.

TAKS 2 TEKS 6.10B
22
• Which biome is found around Earths North
and south Poles?
• Deciduous forest
• Tropical Rainforest
• Taiga
• Tundra

TAKS 2 TEKS 7.12C
23
• Nerves are made of tissue, so nerves are
• F. cells
• G. organs
• H. organ systems
• J. organisms

TAKS 2 TEKS 6.10C
24
• Organisms found living in a tundra would be
• low altitudes
• cold conditions
• sunny conditions
• wet areas

TAKS 2 TEKS 7.12C
25
• What occurs during photosynthesis?
• F. Biomass is converted into chemical energy.
• G. Heat energy is converted into biomass.
• H. Chemical energy is transferred into heat
energy.
• J. Solar energy is transferred into chemical
energy.

TAKS 2 TEKS 7.8B
26
• When an organism dies, chemical energy is
still stored in its bodys tissues. Energy is
released from the body through the process of
• decomposition
• differentiation
• osmosis
• photosynthesis

TAKS 2 TEKS 6.8B
27
B
B
b
b
• The Punnett square shows the genotype of
two mice. B represents the allele for brown
hair. The allele of white hair is represented by
b. What are the possible genotypes of the mices
offspring?
• F. BB only
• G. Bb only
• H. BB and bb
• J. BB, bb and Bb

TAKS 2 TEKS 7.10C, 8.11C
28
• When a baby kangaroo is born, the first
thing is does is crawl into its mothers pouch.
What type of behavior is the baby kangaroo
exhibiting?
• Innate behavior
• Learned behavior
• Emotional behavior
• Both innate and learned behavior

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.11B
29
• How does the respiratory system interact
with the muscular system?
• F. The muscular system produces blood which is
needed by the lungs to work.
• G. The muscular system makes mucus for the
trachea.
• H. The respiratory system provides the oxygen
needed by the muscles to work.
• J. The respiratory system causes the muscles to
movement.

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.6A
30
• The circulatory system carries oxygen and
nutrients to every cell in an animals body. Which
part of the system is needed to carry the oxygen
out to the rest of the body?
• Arteries
• Heart
• Lungs
• Veins

TAKS 2 TEKS 6.5B
31
• The skull is part of the skeletal system in
an animal. One of the functions of the skeletal
system is to protect soft body parts. The
skulls structure helps to perform this function
because the skull
• F. has marrow, which produce blood cells
• G. has sharp teeth, which the animal uses to eat
• H. is flexible, which allows the brain to
continue growing.
• J. is hard, which protects the brain from being
injured.

TAKS 2 TEKS 6.5B
32
• What is taken in by a plant as part of
photosynthesis?
• Carbon dioxide
• Chemical energy
• Oxygen
• Sulfur

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.6B
33
Grams of water
oC
• Predict how many grams of water the
atmosphere could hold at 500 C.
• F. 25 g
• G. 35 g
• H. 52 g
• J. 62 g

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.10B
34
• How do consumers interact with producers in
an ecosystem?
• Producers eat consumers
• Consumers eat producers
• Producers decompose consumers
• Decomposers produce consumers

TAKS 2 TEKS 7.12B
35
• A forest ecosystem has an increase in
rainfall so more wildflowers grow. The
wildflowers support a greater number of
butterflies. Lizards in the forest eat
butterflies. The lizard population will most
likely be affected by the increase in the
butterfly population by the size of the lizard
population
• F. decreasing
• G. decreasing then increasing
• H. increasing
• J. staying the same

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.11A
36
t
T
T
t
• The Punnett square shows the genotype of
two rose parents. T represents the allele for
large thorns. The allele for small thorns is
represented by t. What are the possible
genotypes of the roses offspring?
• Tt only
• Tt and tt
• TT and Tt
• TT, Tt and tt

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.11C
37
• Humans brought domesticated cats to the
island of Madagascar. Several types of
ground-nesting birds became extinct after the
cats arrived. Which kind of threat to native
animals is this an example of?
• G. Habitat destruction
• H. Species introduction
• J. Unregulated hunting

TAKS 2 TEKS 8.14B
38
• All of the populations living within an area
make up a(n)
• community
• ecosystem
• organism
• species

TAKS 2 TEKS 6.10C, 8.6C
39
• What type of energy is transferred into
chemical energy in the process of photosynthesis?
• F. chemical
• G. kinetic
• H. potential

TAKS 3 TEKS 7.8B
40
• Which of the following elements would be the
best conductor?
• Au
• C
• Ne
• S

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.9B
41
• Which two elements are most similar?
• F. H and O
• G. Fe and Co
• H. Li and F
• J. Mg and Sr

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.9B
42
• The formula that represents sodium chloride,
commonly known as salt, is
• H2O
• NaCl
• SaLt
• SoCh

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.9C
43
• This Bohr model represents the element
• F. Carbon
• G. Fluorine
• H. Oxygen
• J. Neon

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.8A
44
• What part of the oxygen atom contains
neutral particles?
• Electrons
• Electron clouds
• Isotopes
• Nucleus

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.8A, 8.8B
45
• Which of the following must be the same for
every atom of the element hydrogen?
• F. Atomic mass
• G. Number of electrons
• H. Number of neutrons
• J. Number of protons

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.8A, 8.8B
46
• You find an object that is shiny and solid.
It conducts heat and electricity. How would the
object be classified?
• noble gas
• non-metal
• metal
• halogen

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.9B
47
• Which of the following is not a property of
an atom?
• F. Color
• G. Electric charge
• H. Mass
• J. Number of protons

TAKS 3 TEKS 8.8A, 8.8B
48
• Which of the following changes is not a
physical change?
• Beating an egg
• Boiling water
• Frying an egg

TAKS 3 TEKS 6.7B, 8.9A
49
• As the stored chemical energy in biomass is
decomposed in a compost bin, what is most of the
energy converted into?
• F. Heat
• G. Oxygen
• H. Soil
• J. Water

TAKS 3 TEKS 6.8B
50
• The tendency of an object at rest to remain
at rest or an object in motion to remain in
motion is known as
• friction
• inertia
• work
• zero gravity

TAKS 4 TEKS 8.7A
51
• A blow dryer transforms
• F. electrical energy to potential energy
• G. electrical energy to thermal energy
• H. kinetic energy to thermal energy
• J. thermal energy to heat

TAKS 4 TEKS 6.9A
52
• A student places a pan of water on a hot
plate. All the water becomes hot. What process
heats the water at the top of the pan?
• A. Conduction
• B. Convection
• C. Evaporation

TAKS 4 TEKS 8.10A
53
• A dirt bike rider has a mass of 50 kg. The
dirt bike has a mass of 200 kg. How much force
is needed to accelerate the rider and the bike to
4 m/s2?
• F. 2.5 N
• G. 200 N
• H. 800 N
• J. 1,000 N

TAKS 4 TEKS 8.7A
54
• What causes a rock to accelerate as it
falls?
• Air pushing down on the rock.
• A person throwing it downward.
• The force of gravity.
• The speed of the rock.

TAKS 4 TEKS 8.7A
55
• A boat floats on water because of
• F. buoyant force
• G. gravity
• H. friction
• J. magnetism

TAKS 4 TEKS 6.7B
56
• What type of simple machine is used in the
pliers shown?
• Inclined plane
• Lever
• Pulley
• Wheel and axle

TAKS 4 TEKS 7.6A
57
• Which of the following forces stimulates a
seedlings roots to grow downward?
• F. Gravity
• G. Magnetism
• H. Momentum

TAKS 4 TEKS 7.6C
58
• When a piece of paper burns, chemical energy
changes to ____ energy.
• electrical
• heat and light
• kinetic and potential
• mechanical

TAKS 4 TEKS 6.9A
59
• What simple machine changes the direction of
a force without increasing or decreasing the
force?
• F. Inclined plane
• G. Lever
• H. Pulley
• J. Wheel and axle

TAKS 4 TEKS 7.6A
60
• A space heater transforms
• electrical energy to heat energy
• electrical energy to potential energy
• kinetic energy to thermal energy
• thermal energy to heat

TAKS 4 TEKS 6.9A
61
• How much work in joules is done when a 12 N
force moves an object 3.3 m?
• F. 3.64 J
• G. 8.7 J
• H. 15.3 J
• J. 39.6 J

TAKS 4 TEKS 8.7A
62
• A student is trying to move a large rock in
his yard. Which simple machine can best help get
the rock off the ground?
• Inclined plane
• Lever
• Screw
• Wheel and axle

TAKS 4 TEKS 7.6A
63
The diagram shows a large block held by a
pulley system. What type of energy does the
block have at this point in time? F.
Electrical G. Kinetic H. Potential J.
Thermal
TAKS 4 TEKS 7.8A
64
• When the heart contracts, it pumps blood to
other parts of the body. The blood moves
because
• density of the blood increases
• pressure in the heart increases
• size of the heart increase
• temperature of the blood increases

TAKS 4 TEKS 7.6C
65
• A person changes the oil in their car and
dumps the old oil on the ground in an empty lot.
How might this affect the environment?
• F. The oil will evaporate.
• G. The oil will not affect the environment.
• H. The oil may enter the groundwater and pollute
it.
• J. The oil may act as a fertilizer for plants.

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.14B, 7.14C,
8.14C
66
• The tilt of Earths axis determines the
• length of a day
• length of a year
• phases of the moon
• seasons

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.13A
67
• All of the following are renewable energy
resources except
• F. falling water
• G. fossil fuels
• H. sunlight
• J. wind

TAKS 5 TEKS 7,14C
68
• Which of the following is an effect of the
increasing use of gasoline-powered vehicles?
• The depletion of a nonrenewable resource.
• The pollution of a inexhaustible resource.
• The recycling of a reusable resource.
• The replenishment of a renewable resource.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14C
69
The layer of the Earth that covers surface is the
F. crust G. mantle H. inner core J.
outer core
TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
70
• What effect might cutting down a large
forest have on the air in that location?
• Carbon dioxide decreases and oxygen increases.
• Carbon dioxide increases and oxygen decreases.
• Levels of all gases increase.
• Levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide stay the same.

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.14C, 8.14C
71
• Which of the following is the best evidence
that Earths continents were once in very
different positions than they are today?
• F. Fossils of tropical plants have been found in
Antarctica.
• G. Major rivers form deltas from erosion.
• H. Penguins are found only in the Southern
Hemisphere.
• J. Volcanoes surround the Pacific ocean.

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
72
• Early telescopes showed stars as only points
of light, while the planets appeared to be much
larger, providing evidence that stars must
• be more plentiful in our solar system than
planets.
• be much farther from Earth than planets.
• reflect much more light than planets.
• travel in elliptical orbits like planets.

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 8.13A
73
• The Sun is a main sequence, yellow star in
the Milky Way galaxy, which is described as a(n)
• F. dwarf galaxy
• G. elliptical galaxy
• H. irregular galaxy
• J. spiral galaxy

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.13A
74
• Stars begin their life cycle in a
• black hole
• nebula
• nova
• supernova

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.13A
75
• A land developer cleared all the trees in a
neighborhood to be able to build new homes. A
direct result of removing trees from the area
would be
• F. a lower amount of carbon dioxide in the air
• G. a higher rate of erosion
• H. an increase in the carnivore population
• J. a slowdown of the nitrogen cycle

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14C
76
• A current carries water from Canada and
Alaska to the south along the California coast.
How does this current most likely affect
Californias climate?
• The current causes floods in California.
• The current caused droughts in California.
• The current cools California.
• The current warms California.

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.12B
77
TAKS 5 TEKS 8.12B
Iceland
The Gulfstream current
• How does the Gulf Stream current probably
affect Iceland?
• F. The current carries cold water to Iceland.
• G. The current causes Icelands climate to be
warmer.
• H. The current causes Icelands climate to be
colder.
• J. The current prevents sunlight from reaching
Iceland.

78
• Many weather systems form over oceans. The
energy needed to form these weather systems
starts from
• prevailing winds
• the moon
• the sun
• water currents

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.10B
79
• Astronomers have discovered many differences
in stars through their observations. One theory
used to explain these differences is that
• F. Earths atmosphere distorts our view of the
stars.
• G. stars are at different points in their life
cycles.
• H. the distances between stars are huge.
• J. there is too much light pollution on Earth
to study stars.

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.13A
80
The type of boundary shown in the diagram is
A. convergent B. divergent C. rift D.
transform
TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
81
• A rift valley is evidence of which kind of
plate boundary?
• F. Convergent
• G. Divergent
• H. Folded
• J. Transform

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
82
• Earthquake vibrations are detected, measured
and recorded by instruments called
• magnetometers
• Richter scales
• seismographs
• sonargraphs

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14A, 8.7B
83
The type of plate boundary found in Iceland is
F. convergent G. divergent H. lateral J.
transform
TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
84
• The Eurasian plate and North American
plate are moving away from each other. This is
causing the Atlantic Ocean to become wider. What
other change will this movement most likely
cause?
• The destruction of beaches along the coast of
Europe.
• The formation of mountains along the east coast
of North America.
• The Pacific Ocean is becoming smaller in size.
• The Gulf of Mexico is becoming deeper.

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
85
The theory of plate tectonics states that Earths
lithosphere is divided into pieces called plates
that are constantly moving. The diagram above
shows two plates that are colliding. What
landforms result from this action? F.
Mountains G. Plains H. Plateaus J. Valleys
TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
86
• What lunar phase will occur when the moon is
in the position indicated in the model?
• Crescent
• Full moon
• Gibbous
• New moon

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.13B, 8.12A
87
• The moon can be seen in the night sky
because the moon
• F. emits its own light
• H. reflects sunlight
• J. refracts sunlight

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 7.13B,
8.12A
88
• When does the Northern Hemisphere experience
summer?
• When the length of the day equals the length of
the night.
• When the Earth is closest to the sun.
• When the Earth is tilted most on its axis.
• Then the North Pole is tilted toward the sun.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.13A
89
• The plates of the Earths lithosphere are
moved around by
• F. winds in the atmosphere
• G. conduction in the asthenosphere
• H. convection currents in the ocean
• J. convection currents in the asthenosphere

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.14A
90
• The map shows acid rain concentrations across
the United States. Which of the following is the
most likely explanation for the differences in
acid rain concentrations across the country?
• The southwest part of the U.S. produces more
solid wastes.
• The southeastern part of the U.S. has the most
forests.
• The northeast part of the U.S. burns the most
fossil fuels.
• The northwest part of the U.S. used only solar
energy.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14C,
8.14B, 8.14C
91
• A meteorite collides with the Earths
surface. What will be the most likely effect of
this collision?
• F. A crater will form.
• G. A convergent plate boundary will form.
• H. A divergent plate boundary will form.
• J. A volcanic eruption will occur.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14A
92
• Pressure builds up along a fault line and
eventually the rocks along the fault shift
positions. What will be the effect of this
process?
• An earthquake will occur.
• A hot spot will form.
• A tsunami will form.
• A volcanic eruption will occur.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14A
93
• An earthquake would most likely result near
which of the following features?
• F. Cave
• G. Fault
• H. Plain
• J. Valley

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14A
94
• Light-years are the most appropriate
measurement for which of the following distances?
• The distance between the moon and Earth.
• The distance between the North and South Poles.
• The distance from the sun to the center of the
galaxy.
• The distance from Florida to California.

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.13B
95
• How would the planet most likely be
affected if Earth were not tilted on its axis?
• F. Earth would become very hot on one side.
• G. Earth would not experience different
seasons.
• H. The length of day and night would be very
different.
• J. The moon would not revolve around the Earth.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.13A
96
• Which of the following lunar phases occurs
approximately 28 days after a full moon in the
lunar cycle?
• Crescent
• Full moon
• Gibbous
• New moon

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 7.13B
97
• Which of the following causes the moons
phases to occur?
• F. The Earths rotation on its axis
• G. The Earths revolution around the sun
• H. The moons rotation on its axis
• J. The moons revolution around the Earth.

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 7.13B
98
• Which of the following conservation
practices is the best way to conserve some of the
Earths nonrenewable resources?
• Recycling newspapers.
• Reusing a paper sack as wrapping paper.
• Turning off the water while brushing your teeth.
• Walking instead of driving in a car.

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14C,
8.14B, 8.14C
99
• What is the name of the galaxy we live in?
• F. Andromeda
• G. Beta
• H. Milky Way
• J. Polaris

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.13A
100
• The moons surface is made up of rocks and
dust-like soil. Which is the likely cause of the
soil on the moon?
• Breakup of rocks from rain and moving water.
• Breakup of rocks when meteors struck the moon.
• Weathering by glaciers.
• Weathering by wind.

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A
101
• Which of the following lists is in order
from largest to smallest?
• F. Moon, Earth, Sun, Solar System, Galaxy,
Universe
• G. Solar System, Galaxy, Universe, Moon, Sun,
Earth
• H. Universe, Galaxy, Sun, Solar System, Earth,
Moon
• J. Universe, Galaxy, Solar System, Sun, Earth,
Moon

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A
102
• Which of the following is a nonrenewable
source of energy?
• Wood
• Coal
• Water
• Wind

TAKS 5 TEKS 7.14C
103
• When the phase of the moon is a full moon, -
• F. the sunlit side of the moon is facing away
from Earth
• G. the sunlit side of the moon is facing the
earth
• H. the sun is not shining on the moon
• J. the moon is in Earths shadow

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 7.13B
104
• Which of these planets would have the
longest revolution around the sun?
• Earth
• Jupiter
• Neptune
• Venus

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A,
105
• Which of the following lists the components
in order from smallest to largest?
• F. Solar system, universe, galaxy
• G. Galaxy, solar system, universe
• H. Solar system, galaxy, universe
• J. Universe, solar system, galaxy

TAKS 5 TEKS 8.13A
106
• Which of the four planets in the table has
the shortest day?
• Earth
• Mars
• Mercury
• Jupiter

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 8.2E
107
• You cannot see a new moon because
• F. Earths axis tilts away from the moon
• G. The moon has absorbed all the light that hits
it
• H. The moons sunlit side is facing away from
Earth
• J. The sun is not shining on the moon

TAKS 5 TEKS 6.13A, 7.13B