Planets
Earth
Our Moon
Sun and Stars
Numbers
100
Name the 4 inner planets.
What are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars?
100
Name the imaginary line around the center of the earth.
What is the equator?
100
Name the number of moons planet Earth has.
What is one?
100
Tell how many stars are in the sky.
What is too many to count?
100
Tell how many hours in one Earth day.
What is 24 hours?
200
Name the 5 outer planets.
What are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto?
200
Name the 4 seasons.
What are spring, summer, fall (autumn), and winter?
200
Name 2 things you might find on the moon.
What are craters, highlands, mares, an American flag, footprints...?
200
Name the star that is closest to Earth.
What is the sun?
200
What position is Earth from the sun?
What is third?
300
Name the only known planet with water.
What is Earth?
300
Name what happens as the earth rotates (spins) on its axis.
What is day and night?
300
Name the phase of the moon that appears to be a complete circle?
What is a full moon?
300
Name a group of stars that creates a picture.
What is a constellation?
300
Tell how long it takes the moon to orbit the earth.
What is approximately one month?
400
Name the largest planet?
What is Jupiter?
400
Tell how long it takes the earth to revolve around (orbit) the sun.
What is one year?
400
Name the phase of the moon when the moon is directly between the sun and Earth. (Hint: The side we see is dark.)
What is a new moon?
400
Name 2 constellations.
What are Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Orion the Hunter...?
400
Tell how long it takes the earth to orbit the sun.
What is 1 year or 365 days?
500
Name 1 reason why scientists feel Pluto should no longer be a planet.
What is it is too small? What is there are other objects in space larger than Pluto?
500
Name the reason for the seasons.
What is the tilt of the earth?
500
True or False-All the planets have just 1 moon.
What is false?
500
Name the galaxy in which we are found.
What is the Milky Way?
500
Tell how long each season lasts.
What is 3 months?
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