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Grab Bag Characteristics of Earth Objects In Space Planets 100 100 100 200 200 200 300 300 300 400 400 400 500 500 500 Characteristics of Stars
Question Column 1 -100 Complete the data table: Stars Our Sun Different Temperatures ?
Answer Column 1 -100 Our Sun is average in temperature.
Question Column 1 -200 Complete the data table: Stars are different sizes. Our Sun ?
Answer Column 1 -200 Our Sun is a medium sized star.
Question Column 1 -300 Which star would appear brightest? A. The star that is farthest away. B. The star that is hottest. C. The star that is smallest. D. The star that is coldest.
Answer Column 1 -300 Which star would appear brightest? B. The star that is hottest.
Question Column 1 -400 Why does the Sun look so much bigger than all the other stars in the sky? A. Because the Sun is yellow. B. Because the Sun is medium-sized. C. Because the Sun is the hottest star. D. Because the Sun is the closest star to Earth.
Answer Column 1 -400 Why does the Sun look so much bigger than all the other stars in the sky? D Because the Sun is the closest star to Earth.
Question Column 1 -500 Which star in the data table below is our Sun? Color Star A Star B Star C Size Age Yellow Large Middle Red Medium Old Yellow Medium Middle Distance from Earth Far Close
Answer Column 1 -500 Color Star C Size Age Yellow Medium Middle Distance from Earth Close
Question Column 2 -100 What measure of time can be taken from the Moon’s revolution around the Earth? A. About a day B. About a week C. About a month D. About a year
Answer Column 2 -100 What measure of time can be taken from the Moon’s revolution around the Earth? C about a month
Question Column 2 -200 Our Moon is actually the given name of the object that orbits our planet. What is the scientific name for our Moon? A. sphere B. orbiter C. artificial turf D. natural satellite
Answer Column 2 -200 What is the scientific name for our Moon? D natural satellite
Question Column 2 -300 What are the two reasons for the seasons?
Answer Column 2 -300 The tilt of Earth’s axis AND The revolution of Earth around the Sun
Question Column 2 -400 What place on Earth experiences summer like weather all year?
Answer Column 2 -400 The Equator
Question Column 2 -500 Earth’s rotation causes which of the following? A. The appearance of phases of the Moon B. The appearance of craters on the Moon C. The appearance of the Moon moving across the sky. D. The appearance of shadows on the Moon.
Answer Column 2 -500 Earth’s rotation causes which of the following? C The appearance of the Moon moving across the sky.
Question Column 3 -100 C D A B If Earth is at Point D, where will it be in 3 months? A. B. C. D. Point A B C D
Answer Column 3 -100 C D A B B
Question Column 3 -200 C D A B If Earth were at Point B, where would it be 5 years later? A. Point A B. Point B C. Point C D. Point D
Answer Column 3 -200 C D A B B
Question Column 3 -300 We know that the Earth is mostly covered in water. We also know that most of the water on Earth is salt water. Of the freshwater on Earth, where is most freshwater found? A. lakes B. the air C. rivers D. glaciers
Answer Column 3 -300 D - Glaciers!
Question Column 3 -400 Complete the table. Earth Shape Earth’s Orbit
Answer Column 3 -400 Earth’s shape is spherical! Earth’s orbit’s shape is elliptical!
Question Column 3 -500 This picture of a seashell was taken at what time on a summer day? North A. B. East C. D. West South 6 a. m. 12 noon 6 p. m. 12 midnight
Answer Column 3 -500 C - 6 p. m.
Question Column 4 -100 What object is space is larger – an asteroid or a meteoroid?
Answer Column 4 -100 Asteroid
Question Column 4 -200 What object in space is made of mostly frozen gases? A. Moon B. Comet C. Asteroid D. Meteoroid
Answer Column 4 -200 B Comet
Question Column 4 -300 Which objects in space orbit the Sun? A. Moon B. Asteroid C. Meteoroid D. Planet
Answer Column 4 -300 B, C, D
Question Column 4 -400 What characteristic of a planet does Pluto not meet?
Answer Column 4 -400 Pluto is not able to clear its orbit.
Question Column 4 -500 What is the largest object in our solar system?
Answer Column 4 -500 The Sun This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA-NC
Question Column 5 -100 Earth is the __ planet from the Sun? A. 1 st B. 3 rd C. 7 th D. 9 th
Answer Column 5 -100 B
Question Column 5 -200 What are three characteristics needed to be a planet?
Answer Column 5 -200 • Spherical • Orbits the Sun • Clear orbital path
Question Column 5 -300 A year on planet Lyons is 120 days. A year on planet Reisner is 880 days. Use the diagram to estimate the length of a year on planet Rohrer. Reisner Lyons Rohrer A. 1000 days B. 750 days C. 500 days D. 350 days
Answer Column 5 -300 D Notice Rohrer’s orbit is slightly closer to Lyons than to Reisner!
Question Column 5 -400 How much of a planet experiences daytime at the same time? A. ¼ B. ½ C. Almost all D. ¾
Answer Column 5 -400 B
Question Column 5 -500 Name two major differences between the inner planets and the outer planets?
Answer Column 5 -500 Possible Answers: • The inner planets are smaller than the outer planets. • The inner planets are made of rock, the outer planets are made of gases • The inner planets take less time to revolve than the outer planets. • The inner planets have more moons than the outer planets. • The inner planets are warmer than the outer planets.