Investigating the Solar System
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Outside on the playground, students are making a scale model of the solar system. Which of
    the following tools will be needed to measure the distance of the planets from the Sun on
    the model?
    answer choices
    Balance
    Thermometer
    Computer
    Meter Stick
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which of the following is an accurate model of how the Sun, Earth, and Moon move?
    answer choices
    Sun and moon orbit Earth
    Earth and moon orbit Sun
    Earth orbit's the Sun and the moon orbits Earth
    Earth and sun orbit moon
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.  Many of the tests for vehicle development and spacesuit development take place in Black Point Lava Flow in Arizona. This desert site was most likely chosen to test the vehicles and spacesuits because
    answer choices
    the desert site has weather most like the Moon or Mars
    the desert has plants and animals most like the Moon or Mars
    the desert site is most like the surface of the Moon or Mars
    the desert site has a temperature most like the Moon or Mars
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What planet is eighth in the Solar System?
    answer choices
    Uranus
    Jupiter
    Neptune
    Mars
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which planet is the largest in the solar system?
    answer choices
    Earth
    Venus
    Saturn
    Jupiter
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. How many days does it take the Earth to revolve around the Sun?
    answer choices
    30 days
    365 days
     100 days
    40 days
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. All of the following are true about the Sun 
    EXCEPT 
    answer choices
    the Sun makes the light we see
    the heat from the Sun is reflected from Moon to the Earth
    sunlight is Earth’s primary source of energy
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the fourth planet from the Sun?
    answer choices
    Earth
    Mars
    Jupiter
    Mercury
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. A student made a model of how the Earth, Moon, and Sun orbit. She used ping-pong balls
    to represent each one. She painted each one a different color. Then, she placed the Moon
    and Earth close together and the Sun much further away.What is one limitation of the student's model?
    answer choices
    She used the same size balls.
    She made earth orbit the sun.
    She moved the Sun away from the Earth and Moon.
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Complete the analogy. Planet is to Earth, as satellite is to:
    answer choices
    star
    sun
    moon
    asteroid
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Complete the analogy. Oceanographer is to ocean, as astronomer is to:
    answer choices
    animals
    rocks and minerals
    maps
    space
  • Question 12
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    Q. What is the nickname of Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars?
    answer choices
    rocky planets
    rock stars
    first four
    final four
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which planet in our solar system is closest to the Sun?
    answer choices
    Earth
    Jupiter
    Mercury
    Saturn
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Do you think dwarf planets are important?
    answer choices
    Yes, They are leftovers from the formation of the solar system.
    No. They don't mean anything.
    None of the above.
    All of the above
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In a complete sentence name three physical features of the Earth?

    answer choices

    The Earth is made of 75% water

    The Earth has life form

    The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.

    All of these are correct.

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