Vocabulary
Name the Planet
Characteristics
Causes
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100

An optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer

Telescope

100

Terrestrial planet with liquid water and a suitable temperature to survive. 3rd planet from the sun

Earth

100

Which of these planets is closest to the Earth?

  • Mercury
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

Mars

100

Day and night is caused by the _____________ of earth on its axis.

Rotation 

100

True or false

Miss Holt does not have tattoos.

False

200

Force of attraction between any two objects

Gravity 

200

Gas Giant. Second largest planet. Has rings made of ice and rock

Saturn

200

Which of these planets is closest to the Sun?

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars

Mercury

200

What is/are caused by the tilt of the Earth on its axis?

Seasons

200

True or false

Miss Holt hates board games.

False

300

Imaginary line that runs through Earth. 

axis

300

Gas Giant. Largest planet. Great Red Spot. 4 major moons

Jupiter

300

Which of the following Planets are considered to be 'Terrestrial Planets'?

  • Venus
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus

Venus

300

Earth and the other planets closest to the Sun are made mostly of _______

Rock

300

What kind of pet does Miss Holt have?

Cat

400

Spinning of a planet on its axis. (ex. sun, planets, moon, etc.)

Rotation

400

Smallest terrestrial planet. Hot days and Cold nights. Closest planet to the sun

Mercury 

400

Which of the following Planets are considered to be 'Gas Giants'?

  • Jupiter
  • Venus
  • Neptune
  • Mercury

Jupiter

400

The sun is a....

Star

400

I am the one thing in life I can __________. I am inimitable, I am an original.

Control 

500

Object spinning on its axis. 

Rotation

500

Gas Giant. Cold & blue in appearance. Planet furthest from the sun

Neptune

500

Which characteristic does Earth share with all the other planets in our solar system?

They all have rocky surfaces

500

Why does the moon appear to shine?

It reflects light from the sun

500

Where did Miss Holt work in High School?

Chick-fil-a

600

This is the area between Mars and Jupiter that contains millions of asteroids and space junk. It marks the boundary between the terrestrial planets and gas giants.

Asteroid Belt

600

Gas Giant. Surrounds by dark rings. Blue in appearance. 2nd to last planet

Uranus

600

How does the moon's gravity compare to Earth's gravity?

Earth has about 6x more gravity.

600

he __________ has planets, moons, comets, and asteroids.

Solar System

600

What is Miss Holt's Starbucks order?

Chia Latte

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