Early Exploration
Space Exploration
Moon Phases
Eclipses and Tides
Solar System
100

What is heliocentric?

It is Sun centered.

100

Which mission was first to land on moon with the first American on the moon?

Apollo 11.

100

What is the fully black circle phase?

New Moon.

100

The tilt of the Earth's axis and the revolution around the Sun causes ______.

Seasons.

100

Scientists believe Earth is  _________________

years old.

4.5 billion.

200

What is geocentric?

It is Earth centered.

200

Galaxies are not part of our solar system.

True.

200

Which moon phases are in positions 2 and 8: crescent moon phases or gibbous moon phases?

Crescent moon phases.

200

How does the gravitational pull of the moon effect the Earth?

It causes tides.

200

What 2 factors keep planets in orbit?

Gravity and Inertia.

300

Which two scientists believed in the heliocentric model of our solar system?

Copernicus and Galileo.

300

Who becomes the first American woman in space?

Sally Ride.

300

Which moon phase comes after the waning gibbous?

Third Quarter (Last Quarter).

300

Which eclipse occurs during a NEW moon?

Solar Eclipse.

300

Is this the order of the planets from largest to smallest:  Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Mercury?

No.

400

Which two scientists believed in the geocentric model of our solar system?

Aristotle and Ptolemy.

400

What is the ISS?

The International Space Station.

400

The different phases of the moon is the reflection from the sun.

True.

400

1.  Atmospheric gases 

2.  Extreme differences in elevation

3.  Moderate temperatures

4.  Liquid water

Which 3 conditions make Earth suitable for life?

1, 3, and 4.

400

Which planet has moderate temperatures that allows water to exist in all 3 phases of water?

Earth.

500

Does the solar system consists of the Sun, planets, their moons, comets, asteroids, meteors.

Yes.

500

Did the NASA speaker talk about the Artemis Mission?

Yes.

500

If the Northern Hemisphere, where we live. is tilted toward the Sun, we will experience which season?

Summer.

500

Which eclipse occurs during a FULL moon?

Lunar Eclipse.

500

What shields Earth's surface from harmful radiation from the Sun?

The magnetic field (The Magnetosphere).

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