The Sun
The Moon
Solar System
The Stars and Other Stuff
Vocabulary Terms
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100
  1. The sun rises in the ________ and sets in the _________.

East, West

100

Rank the following objects from smallest to largest:  

      Moon     Sun      Earth



moon, earth, sun

100

How many days does it take for the earth to revolve around the sun?

365.25 Days

100

What is the central and only star in our solar system?

The Sun

100

The path the earth takes when it revolves around the sun.

orbit

100

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200

What stage of its's life is the sun currently in?

main sequence; heat and light

200

What is the name of the moon phase where it appears that there is no moon at all?

New Moon

200

What longer word do we use to describe the "rocky" planets?

terrestrial 

200

What is located between Mars and Jupiter

Asteroid Belt

200

To spin around on a fixed point.

rotate

200

What side of the hall do we walk on?

Right side

300

What gasses primarily compose the sun?


Hydrogen and Helium
300

How many days does it take for the moon to complete one revolution around the Earth?

28 or 29.5

300

What planets are considered to be gaseous?  

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

300

What are the three parts of a comet?

Nucleus, coma, tail

300

An imaginary line going through an object around which it turns.

axis

300

Which is the largest planet in our Solar System?

What is Jupiter?

400

The sun is a _ sized star.

small      middle      large

middle

400

If Werewolves were real, how often would they be transformed into wolves and why do you think so?

Once a month, because that is how often we have a full moon. 

400

This planet has a VERY tilted Axis

Uranus

400

Stars life cycle is based on its what?

Mass

400

When one object moves around another larger object.

revolve

400

I can never be thrown but I can be caught. Ways to lose me are always being sought. What am I?

A cold

500

How far away is the sun from the earth? ____ million.

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About 93 million miles away

500

Name the moon phase: 

waxing gibbous

500

This planet has at least 62 moons 

Jupiter

500

Name the three types of galaxy.

Spiral, Irregular, Elliptical

500

The angle at which the Earth leans on its axis that is responsible for the change in seasons.

tilt

500

I have branches but not trunk, fruit, or leaves. What am I?

Bank 

or 

Government

600

The sun is in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. True or False

False

600

Name the moon phase:


Waning Crescent 

600

This planet uses the greenhouse effect to maintain a significant amount of heat.  

Venus

600

What telescope took this picture? Extra 100 points if you tell who the telescope is named after. (first and last name)


Hubble

Edwin Hubble

600

A group of objects that revolve around a single star.

Solar System

600

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