Sun: The star around which the Earth and other planets orbit.
Compass: A tool used to determine direction.
Cardinal Directions: North, South, East, and West
Day: The time between sunrise and sunset on Earth when it is light.
Night: The time between sunset and sunrise when the Earth is dark.
Shadow: The dark area behind an object that is blocking light.
Morning: The shadow is long and in the west.
Noon: The shadow is short and faces north.
Evening: The shadow is long and faces east.
Star: A huge sphere of hydrogen and helium gas that puts off heat and light.
Big Dipper: A group of 7 stars that we see in the shape of a dipper.
New Moon: No light on face.
Waxing Crescent: Sliver of light from right.
Waxing Quarter: Half lit up from right.
Waxing Gibbous: More than half lit but not yet full, from right.
Full Moon: Fully lighted face.
Waning Gibbous: Less than full, more than half lighted, light from left.
Waning Quarter: Half lit up from left.
Waning Crescent: Sliver of light from the left.