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2 Sky Science JEOPARDY JEOPARDY click here to PLAY Created by Lynne M. BaileyLynne M. Bailey

3 $300 $200 $100 $300 $100 $200 $100 $200 $300 $100 $200 $300 $100 $400 $500 $400 $500 $400 $500 $400 $500 $400 $500 $200 $300 Planets Heavenly Objects Star Power Day and Night Seasons The Moon Go to Final JeopardyGo to Double JeopardyReplayEnd Round

4 What is the 3 rd planet from the Sun? next

5 Earth $100

6 Which planet has the greatest mass? next

7 Jupiter $200

8 Which planet has the most moons? next

9 Saturn $300

10 Which planet has the longest day? next

11 Venus – it takes 243 days for it to rotate just once. $400

12 Which planet takes the longest to orbit the Sun? (excluding Pluto) next

13 Neptune – It takes 165 Earth years to orbit the Sun. $500

14 Where does the light of the Moon come from? next

15 The Sun - The Suns light is reflected off the Moon back to Earth. $100

16 What is the difference between waning and waxing? next

17 Waning means to shrink and waxing means to grow. $200

18 What is it called when the Moon cant be seen from Earth? next

19 New Moon $300

20 Name this phase of the Moon. next

21 Waning Gibbous Moon $400

22 Name this phase of the moon. next

23 First Quarter Moon $500

24 What is a comet? next

25 A comet is a small frozen ball of ice, dust and gas, and have a coma (or tail). $100

26 Whats the difference between a comet and an asteroid? next

27 An asteroid is made of rock or metal. A comet is made of ice, dust, and gas. A comet has a tail, an asteroid doesnt. $200

28 What is a meteor? next

29 A meteor is a streak of light caused by a meteoroid igniting while entering the Earths atmosphere. $300

30 How often does Haleys comet fly by Earth? next

31 Every years $400

32 Whats the difference between a meteoroid and a meteorite? next

33 A meteorite is a meteoroid (piece of asteroid or comet) that has entered the Earths atmosphere and hit Earth. $500

34 Our sun is this distance from the earth. next

35 93 million miles Or 150 million km $100

36 About how long does it take sunlight to reach the earth next

37 Somewhere between 8 and 9 minutes $200

38 A group of millions or billions of stars is called a …. next

39 Galaxy $300

40 Our galaxy is called the… next

41 Milky Way $400

42 The shape of our galaxy next

43 Spiral $500

44 The reason for the seasons….. next

45 Tilt of the axis $100

46 How much is the earth tilted? next

47 23 and 1/2 degrees $200

48 The reason for day and night. next

49 Because the earth is spinning. $300

50 Which hemisphere do we live in? next

51 Northern hemisphere $400

52 When the sun is highest in the sky during the day. This is called … next

53 Solar Noon $500

54 Daily Double next

55 Final Jeopardy Todays Category: Kings & Queens next

56 The only heavenly body that people (astronauts) have gone to… next

57 The moon! next

58 global history JEOPARDY JEOPARDY Thanks for PLAYING! Go to Double Jeopardy

59 Sky Science JEOPARDY JEOPARDY Double Jeopardy

60 $600 $400 $200 $600 $200 $400 $200 $400 $600 $200 $400 $600 $200 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $800 $1000 $400 $600 Planets Heavenly Bodies Star Power Earthly Delights The Moon Go to Final JeopardyGo to Regular JeopardyReplayEnd Round

61 Which planet is the closest to the Sun? next

62 Mercury $200

63 Being of similar size and mass, this planet is considered the sister planet to Earth. next

64 $400 Venus

65 Which planet was named for the Greek god Zeus? next

66 Jupiter $600 $600

67 Which planet has the fewest satellites? next

68 Mercury and Venus dont have any satellites. This is probably because they are so close to the Sun. $800

69 Name all of the Gaseous planets. next

70 Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune $1000

71 How long does it take for the Moon to orbit the Earth? next

72 About 28 days. $200

73 Why do we only see one face of the Moon? next

74 We only see one side of the Moon because it rotates on its axis at the same speed as its orbit of the Earth. $400

75 How many Moons would fit in the Earth? next

76 49 $600

77 What is a moon? next

78 A moon is a satellite of a planet, which orbits the planet. $800

79 Which planet has the most moons and how many does it have? next

80 As of 2005, Saturn has 46 known moons. $1000

81 Comets come from a part of our solar system called the …. next

82 Ort Cloud $200

83 When an asteroid hits the earth or other planet it creates a hole called a …… next

84 Crater $400

85 A meteor that hits the ground is called a … next

86 Meteorite $600

87 A famous comet that returns every 76 years. next

88 Halleys Comet $800

89 The glowing head of a comet is called the … next

90 Coma $1000

91 The speed of light… next

92 186,000 miles per second Or 300,000 km per second $200

93 The gas that the sun burns is called … next

94 hydrogen $400

95 Dark spots on the sun a called …. next

96 Sunspots $600

97 The color of the hottest stars… next

98 blue $800

99 A collection of gas and dust in space that might form a star is called a … next

100 Nebula $1000

101 The earth spins on its …. next

102 Axis $200

103 When the earth is closest to the sun, what season is it in the northern hemisphere? next

104 Winter $400

105 A device that tells time using the sun, is called a… next

106 Sundial $600

107 On a sundial, the angled part is called a … next

108 gnomon $800

109 The reason that the sun appears to move through the sky during the day. next

110 Earth rotating or spinning on its axis. $1000

111 Daily Double next

112 Final Jeopardy Todays Category:

113 What is it about Earth that enables it to support life? next

114 Earth is just the right distance from the Sun so the temperature is not too hot nor too cold. Earth has air and water, which are necessary for life. next

115 global history JEOPARDY JEOPARDY Thanks for PLAYING!


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