Solar System Part 1 & 2
  • 1. What planet is the coldest?
A) uranus
B) earth
C) jupiter
D) uranus
E) pluto
  • 2. The largest planet is
A) jupiter
B) pluto
C) jupiter
D) mercury
E) mars
  • 3. Which planet is the closest to the sun?
A) uranus
B) mercury
C) earth
D) jupiter
E) mercury
  • 4. has more volcanoes than any other planet.
A) saturn
B) venus
C) venus
D) earth
E) nothing
  • 5. The only planet where humans have walked on is
A) earth
B) earth
C) mercury
D) mars
E) moon
  • 6. I am between Earth and Saturn but I am not Mars. Which planet am I?
A) venus
B) mars
C) jupiter
D) jupiter
E) earth
  • 7. Humans are constantly walking on me. Which planet am I?
A) mercury
B) mars
C) pluto
D) earth
E) uranus
  • 8. I have many rings. I sit between Jupiter and Neptune but I am not Uranus. Which planet am I?
A) jupiter
B) saturn
C) mercury
D) uranus
E) saturn

  • 9. Neptune is the windiest planet in our Solar System
A) N/A
B) true
C) false
D) true
E) maybe
  • 10. Neptune was named after the Roman god of the sea
A) true
B) false
C) maybe
D) true
E) N/A

  • 11. Write a basic paragraph using the video information.
  • 12. The Moon is a natural satellite. It orbits the Earth in 28 days. As the Moon goes around the Earth it changes its shape. These changes are called the phases of the Moon. There are four main phases of the Moon.

    How long does it take the Moon to orbit the Earth?
A) 28 days
B) 29 days
C) 1 month
D) 30 days
E) 28 days

  • 13. Our Earth is a very special planet because it is the only
    planet in our solar system that can support life. Describe two characteristics that make
    Earth unique and able to support life.

  • 14. Gravity is a major force in the solar system. Describe two
    effects that gravity has between objects in the solar system
  • 15. Compare Comets to Asteroids by completing the
    Venn Diagram. Use the choices listed to contrast the two object.

    Characteristics of Celestial Objects:
    -Orbit the sun
    -Composed of rock
    -Pass through the atmosphere
    -Usually burn up in Earth’s atmosphere
    -Has a tail, coma and nucleus
    -Go through a life cycle
    -Create its own light
    -Composed of gas, ice and dust
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