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Earth's Tilt
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100

The spinning of the Earth on it's axis

Rotation

100

The degree to which the earth is tilted

23 Degrees

100

What galaxy to we reside in?

The milky way

100

Name one of the two main reasons Earth is habitable (Think Goldilocks!)

Habitable Zone or Size

100

Sing the a couple lines of your favorite song. 

Wow, that sucked....

200

The spinning of the Earth around the Sun

Revolution

200

At these times of year (Seasons) the sunlight shines equally on the northern and southern hemispheres.

Spring and Fall

200

True or False: The laptop was created out of necessity from space travel

True

200

How does size effect a planet's ability to have life?

If a planet is too big, it becomes a gas planet. If it is too small, the gravity is not strong enough for an atmosphere.

200

In the NBA, how many men are on the basketball court for each team?

Five, not ten!

300

The speed of the Earth around the Sun

67,000 mph

300

In this season the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the sun, causing longer daylight hours and more direct sunlight.

Summer

300

What is the most massive planet in our solar system?

Jupiter

300

What is the only other planet in our solar system that we believe could sustain life?

Mars
300

You live in a one story house made entirely of redwood. What color would the stairs be?

What stairs? You live in a one-story house.

400

What phase of the moon is shown here? 

New Moon

400

This part of the Earth gets the most direct light from the sun and has the least variation in daylight hours. It is also the region of the world with the most rainforests.

The Equator

400

The name of the NASA mission that landed humans on the moon

Apollo 11

400

How many planets are in our solar system? Include Earth

8

400

A man was found dead next to a 13 story building. The police say it was a suicide, but you say it was a homicide (someone killed him). To prove this, you go to each floor on the building, open the window, and toss a penny out. You do this to each floor until you reach the 13th floor, open the window, and toss a penny out. How does this prove it wasn't a suicide?

If the man committed suicide, he would've left the window open and you wouldn't have had to open it.

500

Explain the process of how the moon was formed

Approximately 4.5 billion years ago, the Earth and another planet crashed into each other. The debris from that crash created the moon.

500

During December, January and February, the Southern Hemisphere is experiencing what season on Earth?

Summer

500

This object orbits the earth and contains 6-8 astronauts at all times. Aboard this vessel, those astronauts conduct science and medical experiments

The International Space Station

500

What is the name for the path that a planet takes around the Sun? 

Orbit

500

How many sides does a circle have?

Two. The inside and the outside.

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