5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- The outer planets are mostly made of ______
- Neil Armstrong
- What three things do scientists use to study objects in the solar system and beyond?
- How old would you be if you lived on Mercury?
- a 40
- b telescopes, satellites, space probes
- c Italian scientist who was probably the first to use the telescope to observe the sky.
- d gases
- e in 1969 he was he first person to walk on the moon or any other body in space
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- to land people on the moon so that we could learn more about the moon's characteristics
- landed 12 humans on the moon between 1969 and 1972. They set up experiments and brought back rock samples. Their work helped scientist learn more about the moon.
- the measure of the Earth's distance from the sun (93 million miles) Earth is therefore 1AU from the sun.
- English scientist who used a modern telescope to observe the sky. He is also known for the 3rd Law of Motion.
- "for every action there is an opposite and equal reaction"
5 True/False Questions
planets → large, round bodies that revolve around a star. Earth is one of them.
inner planets → known as terrestrial planets because they are closest to the sun.
Copernicus → chunks of rock that have been described as looking like giant potatoes in space. Some scientists think they were meant to be planets.
Name the four terrestrial planets: → Mecury-Venus-Earth-Mars
outer planets → known as terrestrial planets because they are closest to the sun.