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6th grade - Science - Solar system
Solar System
Pluto
Is Earth is the only planet that has a…
gas giant
contains 8 planets and a star and has objects that orbit arou…
not a planet since 2006
No, Many plants have moons especially gas giants
A large planet of relatively low density consisting predomina…
Solar System
contains 8 planets and a star and has objects that orbit arou…
Pluto
not a planet since 2006
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Solar System (6th grade Science)
Geocentric
Heliocentric
ellipse
geo
the earth is the center of the solar system
the sun is the center of the solar system
oval shape
earth
Geocentric
the earth is the center of the solar system
Heliocentric
the sun is the center of the solar system
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Science - Solar System 6th Grade
Earth
Solar System
Mecury
Venus
This is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in…
This is made up of all the planets that orbit our Sun. In add…
This is the smallest and closest to the Sun of the eight plan…
It is the second planet from the Sun.It is named after the Ro…
Earth
This is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in…
Solar System
This is made up of all the planets that orbit our Sun. In add…
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SCIENCE 6th grade Solar system
How long does it take for the earth to…
How long is the earths revolution
What is the order of the sun, moon and…
What is the order of he sun , moon and…
24 hours
365 1/4 days
sun, earth, moon
Sun moon earth
How long does it take for the earth to…
24 hours
How long is the earths revolution
365 1/4 days
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6th Grade Science Chapter 7 The Solar System
geocentric model
Ptolemy's Model
Heliocentric model
Aristarchus
The Earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars.
It's a geocentric model where The Earth is at the center of t…
The Earth and the other planets revolve around the sun.
developed the heliocentric model
geocentric model
The Earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars.
Ptolemy's Model
It's a geocentric model where The Earth is at the center of t…
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6th grade: Solar System
Solar System
Astronomical Unit
Terrestrial Planet
Gas Giant Planet
a system of planets, moons, sun and other smaller objects
average distance between the Earth and the sun; about 150 mil…
highly dense planet nearest the sun; Mercury, Venus, Mars, an…
have a deep, massive atmosphere; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Nep…
Solar System
a system of planets, moons, sun and other smaller objects
Astronomical Unit
average distance between the Earth and the sun; about 150 mil…
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6th grade - Science - Solar system
Solar System
Pluto
No
gas giant
contains 8 planets and a star and has objects that orbit arou…
not a planet since 2006
Is Earth is the only planet that has a moon?
A large planet of relatively low density consisting predomina…
Solar System
contains 8 planets and a star and has objects that orbit arou…
Pluto
not a planet since 2006
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Science Solar System 6th grade
Astronomy
Universe
telescope
rotation
The study of the universe
Everything that exists, including planets, stars, all of space
A device that collects light and magnifies images to make dis…
one complete spin on an axis
Astronomy
The study of the universe
Universe
Everything that exists, including planets, stars, all of space
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6th grade - Science - Solar system
Solar System
Pluto
Is Earth is the only planet that has a…
gas giant
contains 8 planets and a star and has objects that orbit arou…
not a planet since 2006
No, Many plants have moons especially gas giants
A large planet of relatively low density consisting predomina…
Solar System
contains 8 planets and a star and has objects that orbit arou…
Pluto
not a planet since 2006
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Solar System 6th Grade
asteroids
celestial object
comets
galaxy
Relatively small celestial bodies that move around the sun ma…
An object existing beyond earth's atmosphere.
A celestial body moving about the sun, usually in a oval-shap…
A group of stars, gas and dust held together by gravity.
asteroids
Relatively small celestial bodies that move around the sun ma…
celestial object
An object existing beyond earth's atmosphere.
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SCIENCE 6th grade Solar system
How long does it take for the earth to…
How long is the earths revolution
What is the order of the sun, moon and…
What is the order of he sun , moon and…
24 hours
365 1/4 days
sun, earth, moon
Sun moon earth
How long does it take for the earth to…
24 hours
How long is the earths revolution
365 1/4 days
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Science - Solar System 6th Grade Part 2
Comet
Venus
Mecury
Mars
Parts: Comma,Ion Tail,Gas Tail... Composed Of Frozen Water,Rock,…
Second Planet From The Sun
Smallest Planet And Closet To Sun
Polar Caps And 4th Planet From The Sun
Comet
Parts: Comma,Ion Tail,Gas Tail... Composed Of Frozen Water,Rock,…
Venus
Second Planet From The Sun
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Science Solar System 6th grade
Neptune
asteroid belt
kuiper belt
Oort Cloud
the planet furthest from the Sun. it has a blue color due too…
a region of the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter
it is Beyond Neptune's orbit and is a region, which extends t…
it is beyond the kuiper belt, the Oort Cloud stretches out mo…
Neptune
the planet furthest from the Sun. it has a blue color due too…
asteroid belt
a region of the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter
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SCIENCE 6th grade Solar system
How long does it take for the earth to…
How long is the earths revolution
What is the order of the sun, moon and…
What is the order of he sun , moon and…
24 hours
365 1/4 days
sun, earth, moon
Sun moon earth
How long does it take for the earth to…
24 hours
How long is the earths revolution
365 1/4 days
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SCIENCE 6th grade Solar system
How long does it take for the earth to…
How long is the earths revolution
What is the order of the sun, moon and…
What is the order of he sun , moon and…
24 hours
365 1/4 days
sun, earth, moon
Sun moon earth
How long does it take for the earth to…
24 hours
How long is the earths revolution
365 1/4 days
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Parks 6th Grade Science Dictionary - Unit 8: Solar System
Solar System
Orbit
Revolve
Rotate
Planets and their moons in orbit around a sun, together with…
A curved (elliptical) path around a star or planet
To move around another object
To spin on an axis
Solar System
Planets and their moons in orbit around a sun, together with…
Orbit
A curved (elliptical) path around a star or planet
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6th grade Earth Science The solar system
asteroid
comet
Earth
Great Red Spot
a piece of rock or metal made up of material similar to that…
space object made of dust and rock particles mixed with froze…
third planet from the sun; has an atmosphere that protects li…
giant, high-pressure storm in Jupiter's atmosphere
asteroid
a piece of rock or metal made up of material similar to that…
comet
space object made of dust and rock particles mixed with froze…
martin's 6th Grade Science The Solar System
geocentric model
Ptolemy's Model
Heliocentric model
Aristarchus
The Earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars.
It's a geocentric model where The Earth is at the center of t…
The Earth and the other planets revolve around the sun.
developed the heliocentric model
geocentric model
The Earth is at the center of the revolving planets and stars.
Ptolemy's Model
It's a geocentric model where The Earth is at the center of t…
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6th grade indiana science solar system
satellite
telescope
spacecraft
astronomer
object in orbit
optical instruments using mirrors and lenses to enlarge dista…
rockets, satellites, probes etc
scientist who studies outer space
satellite
object in orbit
telescope
optical instruments using mirrors and lenses to enlarge dista…
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6th Grade - Solar System
asteroids
celestial objects
comets
distance
irregular large pieces of rock that move through space
Any natural objects in space that make up our universe
objects made up of ices, dust, and gases that orbit the sun i…
a measure of the amount of space between objects
asteroids
irregular large pieces of rock that move through space
celestial objects
Any natural objects in space that make up our universe
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Solar System 6th Grade
asteroids
celestial object
comets
galaxy
Relatively small celestial bodies that move around the sun ma…
An object existing beyond earth's atmosphere.
A celestial body moving about the sun, usually in a oval-shap…
A group of stars, gas and dust held together by gravity.
asteroids
Relatively small celestial bodies that move around the sun ma…
celestial object
An object existing beyond earth's atmosphere.
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6th Grade Science Chapter 17 Solar System
supernova
supergiant
solar system
rotation
very bright explosion of the outer part of a supergiant that…
formed when a large star begins to use up the fuel in its core
system of 8 planets and numerous other objects that orbit the…
spinning of the Earth on its axis
supernova
very bright explosion of the outer part of a supergiant that…
supergiant
formed when a large star begins to use up the fuel in its core
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6th Science, Solar System
solar radiation
ultraviolet rays
visible light
infrared radiation
energy from the sun that is made up of different types of rad…
harmful rays from the sun
the colors of the rainbow, the only light that we can see
form of radiant energy that travels in wavelengths, not visib…
solar radiation
energy from the sun that is made up of different types of rad…
ultraviolet rays
harmful rays from the sun
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6th grade: Solar System
Solar System
Astronomical Unit
Terrestrial Planet
Gas Giant Planet
a system of planets, moons, sun and other smaller objects
average distance between the Earth and the sun; about 150 mil…
highly dense planet nearest the sun; Mercury, Venus, Mars, an…
have a deep, massive atmosphere; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Nep…
Solar System
a system of planets, moons, sun and other smaller objects
Astronomical Unit
average distance between the Earth and the sun; about 150 mil…
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6th grade solar system
astronomical unit
planet
solar system
moon
The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mil…
A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star.
the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in i…
A natural satellite that revolves around a planet.
astronomical unit
The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mil…
planet
A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star.
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6th Grade Science - Solar System Pre-test
Contains the four planets farthest fro…
A group of very large planets that are…
Contains the four planets located clos…
A unit of measurement based on the ave…
E. Outer Solar System
B. Gas Giants
D. Inner Solar System
A. Astronomical Unit
Contains the four planets farthest fro…
E. Outer Solar System
A group of very large planets that are…
B. Gas Giants
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Science Review: Solar System 6th Grade
Universe
Big Bang
Galaxies
Nebula
includes all known objects and energy in space
great explosion that produced the universe
A family of stars
a gigantic cloud of gases and dust in space
Universe
includes all known objects and energy in space
Big Bang
great explosion that produced the universe
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Science Test Solar System 6th grade
elliptical
Mercury
Venus and Earth
Earth
Johannes Kepler discovered that the orbits of planets are____…
A planet that is very hot and has sulfuric acid in tilts clou…
Two panets with similar mass and size are_______.
The planet that averages 150 million km, or one AU, from the…
elliptical
Johannes Kepler discovered that the orbits of planets are____…
Mercury
A planet that is very hot and has sulfuric acid in tilts clou…
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Solar System 6th Grade
asteroids
celestial object
comets
galaxy
Relatively small celestial bodies that move around the sun ma…
An object existing beyond earth's atmosphere.
A celestial body moving about the sun, usually in a oval-shap…
A group of stars, gas and dust held together by gravity.
asteroids
Relatively small celestial bodies that move around the sun ma…
celestial object
An object existing beyond earth's atmosphere.
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6th Science unit 8 The Solar System
solar system
parallax
heliocentric
geocentric
the sun and all of the planets and other bodies that travel a…
an apparent shift in the position of an abject when viewed fr…
sun-centered
describes something that uses Earth as the reference point
solar system
the sun and all of the planets and other bodies that travel a…
parallax
an apparent shift in the position of an abject when viewed fr…
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6th Grade SC - Solar System
solar sytem
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
the sun and all of the planets and other bodies that travel a…
A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
A description of the solar system in which all of the planets…
A elongated circle, or oval shape, the shape of the planets o…
solar sytem
the sun and all of the planets and other bodies that travel a…
geocentric
A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
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Solar System 6th grade
Rotation
Revolution
Terrestrial Planet
Gas Giant
Spinning on an axis
The movement of an object around another object. Example: Ear…
The name given to the four inner planets: Mercury, Venus, Ear…
A large planet that consists mostly of gases. The four large…
Rotation
Spinning on an axis
Revolution
The movement of an object around another object. Example: Ear…
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6th Grade Science - Solar System Section Quiz
Contains the four planets farthest fro…
A group of very large planets that are…
Contains the four planets located clos…
A unit of measurement based on the ave…
E. Outer Solar System
B. Gas Giants
D. Inner Solar System
A. Astronomical Unit
Contains the four planets farthest fro…
E. Outer Solar System
A group of very large planets that are…
B. Gas Giants
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The Solar System - 6th grade
Planet
Solar System
Gravitational force
Law of universal gravitation
A massive object orbiting a star like the Sun.
The Sun and all objects that are bound by gravitational force…
The force of attraction between all objects.
States that the strength of the gravitational force depends o…
Planet
A massive object orbiting a star like the Sun.
Solar System
The Sun and all objects that are bound by gravitational force…
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NFMS 6th Grade Solar System
Solar Systems consist of ....
The Earth is the _______ planet from t…
The earth is about __________ km from…
My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us…
Sun, Moon, Earth, Other planets and their moons, meteors, ast…
Third
150 million
Mercury... Venus ... Earth... Mars... Jupiter... Saturn... Uranus... Neptune
Solar Systems consist of ....
Sun, Moon, Earth, Other planets and their moons, meteors, ast…
The Earth is the _______ planet from t…
Third
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Solar System - 6th Science
A solar system is a _____ and all of t…
A ____ is a huge ball of glowing gas t…
A ___ is a smaller object that travels…
____ is the force that keeps each plan…
star
star
satillate, larger
gravity
A solar system is a _____ and all of t…
star
A ____ is a huge ball of glowing gas t…
star
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6th Grade Science - Solar System - Ms. Forbes
What is the imaginary line that the Ea…
Earth rotates how many times every 24…
What causes the movement of night and…
What does the Earth continually do? Ho…
An axis
Once
The movement of Earth, NOT the sun
Rotates and we can tell by our view of the son
What is the imaginary line that the Ea…
An axis
Earth rotates how many times every 24…
Once
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JKHA 6th grade science Solar System
Solar System
3 Qualifications of being a planet
Orbit
Rotation
It is our sun and everything that orbits around it
1. orbits the sun... 2. has enough mass to be nearly round... 3. cl…
imaginary line on which a planet spins
an object circling 360 degrees around its axis
Solar System
It is our sun and everything that orbits around it
3 Qualifications of being a planet
1. orbits the sun... 2. has enough mass to be nearly round... 3. cl…
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6th Grade Science - Solar System Vocab
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Elipse
Nuclear fusion
A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
A model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
An oval shape which may be elongated or nearly circular
The combining of two atom's nucleus into two smaller nuclei a…
Geocentric
A model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
Heliocentric
A model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
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6th grade solar system
Geocentric
Heliocentric
Astronomical units (AUs)
1 Astronomical Unit =
Earth-centered model - early Greeks thought planets, the sun,…
Sun-centered model - Nicolas Copernicus and Galileo Galilei o…
measure distances among the objects in the solar system:
150 million km (the average distance from earth to the sun)
Geocentric
Earth-centered model - early Greeks thought planets, the sun,…
Heliocentric
Sun-centered model - Nicolas Copernicus and Galileo Galilei o…
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Science Chap 1 vocab - Solar System - 6th grade
revolution
rotation
equinox
solstice
the orbit of one object around another object
the spin of an object around its axis
when Earth's rotational axis is tilted neither toward nor awa…
when Earth's rotational axis is tilted directly toward or awa…
revolution
the orbit of one object around another object
rotation
the spin of an object around its axis
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6th grade solar system
astronomical unit
planet
asteroid
solar system
The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mil…
A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star.
A small, rocky object that orbits the sun; most asteroids are…
The collection of planets and their moons in orbit around a s…
astronomical unit
The average distance between Earth and the sun, about 150 mil…
planet
A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star.
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6th grade science solar system study guide
solar system
galaxy
universe
astronomical unit
is the sun and all the object bound by the gravitational pull…
is a huge collection of gas dust and billions of stars
is everything that exists including all matter and energy
is equal to 150 million km
solar system
is the sun and all the object bound by the gravitational pull…
galaxy
is a huge collection of gas dust and billions of stars
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6th Grade Solar System
Maria
Phase
Waxing Phase
Waning Phase
The large, dark, flat areas on the moon
The portion of the moon or a planet reflecting light as seen…
More of the moons near side is lit each night
Less of the moons side is lit each night
Maria
The large, dark, flat areas on the moon
Phase
The portion of the moon or a planet reflecting light as seen…
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astronomy the solar system vocab 6th grade science
nebula
nebula theory
comet
asteroid
A giant cloud of gas and dust
proposes that the bodies of our solar system evolved from the…
A frozen mass of different types of ice and dust that orbit t…
A rocky body that orbits the sun
nebula
A giant cloud of gas and dust
nebula theory
proposes that the bodies of our solar system evolved from the…
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6th Science Unit 8 Solar System
gravitational attraction
gravity
orbit
surface gravity
the force of attraction between all masses in the universe, e…
force of attraction between two objects due to their masses
the path that one object in space follows as it revolves arou…
the force of gravity at the surface of the Earth of other cel…
gravitational attraction
the force of attraction between all masses in the universe, e…
gravity
force of attraction between two objects due to their masses
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6th Grade Science - Solar System Ch 20
What planets did the Greeks know about?
What did Galileo observe about Venus?
How does the sun produce energy?
What layer can you see of the sun?
All but Neptune, Uranus & Pluto
Venus goes thru a series of phases similar to those of Earth'…
By nuclear fusion
The photosphere
What planets did the Greeks know about?
All but Neptune, Uranus & Pluto
What did Galileo observe about Venus?
Venus goes thru a series of phases similar to those of Earth'…
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science the solar system (last test) 6th grade
explain the difference between the geo…
who was Nicolas copernicus?
who was Johannes Kepler?
who was Galileo Galilei?
in the geocentric theory, the earth is at the center of the u…
he was the first to work out the arrangement of the planets a…
he discovered that all the planets move around the sun in ell…
he provided further proof that the heliocentric model of the…
explain the difference between the geo…
in the geocentric theory, the earth is at the center of the u…
who was Nicolas copernicus?
he was the first to work out the arrangement of the planets a…
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6th grade Science Chapter 7 The Solar System
Kepler
Coperinicus
Galileo
Great Red Spot
discovered a SuperNova that is named after him ... This astronom…
developed a sun centered model; determined that the earth orb…
He was the first person to use a telescope to observe objects…
giant, high-pressure storm in Jupiter's atmosphere
Kepler
discovered a SuperNova that is named after him ... This astronom…
Coperinicus
developed a sun centered model; determined that the earth orb…
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6th Grade Science: The Solar System and Moon Phases
Rotation
Revolution
How long it takes for the Earth to rot…
How long it takse the Earth to revolve…
Spinning or turning on an axis
To go around
23 hours 56 minutes
365.25 days
Rotation
Spinning or turning on an axis
Revolution
To go around
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