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200

Planets orbit around _______

The Sun

200

Which planet has a watery surface? 

Earth

200

The four planets closest to the sun are called ________.

Inner Planets

200

The four planets furthest from the sun are called the ________. 

Outer Planets

200

___________ has rings around it.

Saturn 

400

Name the planet closest to the sun.

Mercury 

400

Name the planet after Earth that is next farthest from the sun.

Mars

400

Name the planet next closest to the sun after Earth.

Venus

400

Name the biggest planet in the solar system

Jupiter

400

The 2 days of the year when we the sun is directly over the equator and we receive equal hours of daylight and darkness.

Equinox

600

Name 2 of the 4 outer planets 

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune 

600

Name 2 of the 4 inner planets 

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars

600

Earth's tilt causes _______. 

Seasons

600

Earth's rotation causes _________. 

Day and Night

600

This is the day where we (in the northern hemisphere) receive the fewest hours of daylight

Winter or December Solstice 

800

How long does it take for Earth to make one revolution around the sun?

365 days or 1 year

800

What is the hottest planet?

Venus - because its atmosphere acts like a blanket trapping the heat on the planet

800

When one half of the Earth is facing away from the sun what time of day is it for that half of the Earth?

nightime

800

At which degree of latitude do you find the north pole?

90 degrees north latitude

800

What line of latitude falls at 23.5 degrees north?

Tropic of Cancer

1000

What planet is the farthest from the sun

Neptune

1000

The name of the Earth's moon?

Luna

1000

What is considered the red planet

Mars

1000

Which planet spins on its side

Uranus

1000

This planet has a giant storm on it that has been going for over 300 years.  The storm is called the giant red spot

Jupiter

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