Early Views
Discovery Through Technology
Distribution of Matter in Space
Solar Neighbourhood
Position of Objects in Space

100

This day has equal lengths of day and night
What is the equinox?

100

Of the tools discussed, this one was responsible for keeping track of time.
What is the sundial?

100

A hot ball of gas that gives off light energy
What is a star?

100

This is the hypothesis for how our solar was created?
What is the protoplanet hypothesis?

100

I am the highest point in the sky.
What is the zenith?

200

These days have either the most sunlight or the least sunlight depending on the time of year.
What is the solstice?

200

The distance that light travels in one year
What is a light year?

200

This diagram helps us categorize brightness and temperature
What is the Hertzspring- Russell diagram?

200

This protects the Earth from solar wind
What is the magnetic field?

200

The values that describe me range from 0-360 degrees.
What is azimuth?

300

Aristotle's Model of Planetary Motion
What is geocentric?

300

149 599 000km is the distance for what unit
What is an Astronomical Unit (AU)

300

Name the three types of galaxies
What are spiral galaxies, elliptical galaxies, and irregular galaxies

300

The planets that are after the asteroid belt
What are the Jovian planets?

300

The path in the sky at which the Sun appears to move.
What is ecliptic?

400

This person created the heliocentric model with the sun at the center.
Who is Copernicus?

400

A technology currently in space that we use to "look at the past"
What is the Hubble Telescope

400

The body of people who decide what qualifies as a constellation?
What is the International Astronomical Union?

400

What has a tail that follows it in space?
What is a comet?

400

Another name for the sphere of the sky.
What is the celestial sphere?

500

The shape by which the Earth orbits the Sun
What is an ellipse?

500

The speed of light
What is 300,000 km/s

500

This is the path a sun-like star takes from nebula to "death"
What is nebula, (protostar), sun-like star, red giant, white dwarf, black dwarf?

500

Name the locations of where you can find a meteor, meteorite, and a meteoroid.
What is in space (meteoroid), in the atmosphere (meteor), on Earth (meteorite)?

500

You used this tool in class to measure altitude.
What is an astrolabe?