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1 JEOPARDY Sky Science click here to PLAY Created by Lynne M. Bailey
Created by Lynne M. Bailey (www.lynnembailey.com) This game template is for educational use only and not for commercial use. Credit appreciated. Do NOT post elsewhere without Permission Game concept and sound files from Feel free to with questions and comments. I created this PowerPoint adaptation of the Jeopardy game show in 1998 and updated for use in PowerPoint 2003 in 2007, combining it with Double Jeopardy and embedding the sound files. Please share your Q & A with other users by ing to me. I will include them on my website, with credit, for others to use. It is suggested that you get your students to write the Q and A. Additional tutorials about how to use this PowerPoint presentation can be found on my website, Enjoy! Created by Lynne M. Bailey

2 Planets The Moon Heavenly Objects Star Power Day and Night Seasons $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500 Go to Double Jeopardy Replay End Round Go to Final Jeopardy

3 What is the 3rd planet from the Sun?
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4 Earth $100

5 Which planet has the greatest mass?
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6 Jupiter $200

7 Which planet has the most moons?
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8 Saturn $300

9 Which planet has the longest day?
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10 Venus – it takes 243 days for it to rotate just once.
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11 Which planet takes the longest to orbit the Sun? (excluding Pluto)
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12 Neptune – It takes 165 Earth years to orbit the Sun.
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13 Where does the light of the Moon come from?
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14 The Sun - The Sun’s light is reflected off the Moon back to Earth.
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15 What is the difference between waning and waxing?
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16 Waning means to shrink and waxing means to grow.
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17 What is it called when the Moon can’t be seen from Earth?
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18 New Moon $300

19 Name this phase of the Moon.
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20 Waning Gibbous Moon $400

21 Name this phase of the moon.
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22 First Quarter Moon $500

23 What is a comet? next

24 A comet is a small frozen ball of ice, dust and gas, and have a coma (or tail).
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25 What’s the difference between a comet and an asteroid?
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26 An asteroid is made of rock or metal
An asteroid is made of rock or metal. A comet is made of ice, dust, and gas. A comet has a tail, an asteroid doesn’t. $200

27 What is a meteor? next

28 A meteor is a streak of light caused by a meteoroid igniting while entering the Earth’s atmosphere.
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29 How often does Haley’s comet fly by Earth?
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30 Every years $400

31 What’s the difference between a meteoroid and a meteorite?
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32 A meteorite is a meteoroid (piece of asteroid or comet) that has entered the Earth’s atmosphere and hit Earth. $500

33 Our sun is this distance from the earth.
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34 93 million miles Or 150 million km $100

35 About how long does it take sunlight to reach the earth
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36 Somewhere between 8 and 9 minutes
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37 A group of millions or billions of stars is called a ….
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38 Galaxy $300

39 Our galaxy is called the…
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40 Milky Way $400

41 The shape of our galaxy next

42 Spiral $500

43 The reason for the seasons…..
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44 Tilt of the axis $100

45 How much is the earth tilted?
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46 23 and 1/2 degrees $200

47 The reason for day and night.
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48 Because the earth is spinning.
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49 Which hemisphere do we live in?
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50 Northern hemisphere $400

51 When the sun is highest in the sky during the day. This is called …
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52 Solar Noon $500

53 Daily Double next

54 Today’s Category: Kings & Queens
Final Jeopardy Today’s Category: Kings & Queens next

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

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

58 Sky Science JEOPARDY Double Jeopardy

59 Planets The Moon Heavenly Bodies Star Power Earthly Delights $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $600 $600 $600 $600 $600 $800 $800 $800 $800 $800 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1000 $1000 Go to Regular Jeopardy Replay End Round Go to Final Jeopardy

60 Which planet is the closest to the Sun?
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61 Mercury $200

62 Being of similar size and mass, this planet is considered the sister planet to Earth.
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63 Venus $400

64 Which planet was named for the Greek god Zeus?
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65 Jupiter $600

66 Which planet has the fewest satellites?
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67 Mercury and Venus don’t have any satellites
Mercury and Venus don’t have any satellites. This is probably because they are so close to the Sun. $800

68 Name all of the Gaseous planets.
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69 Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
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70 How long does it take for the Moon to orbit the Earth?
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71 About 28 days. $200

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

74 How many Moons would fit in the Earth?
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75 49 $600

76 What is a moon? next

77 A moon is a satellite of a planet, which orbits the planet.
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78 Which planet has the most moons and how many does it have?
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79 As of 2005, Saturn has 46 known moons.
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80 Comets come from a part of our solar system called the ….
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81 Ort Cloud $200

82 When an asteroid hits the earth or other planet it creates a hole called a ……
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83 Crater $400

84 A meteor that hits the ground is called a …
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85 Meteorite $600

86 A famous comet that returns every 76 years.
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87 Halley’s Comet $800

88 The glowing head of a comet is called the …
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89 Coma $1000

90 The speed of light… next

91 186,000 miles per second Or 300,000 km per second $200

92 The gas that the sun “burns” is called …
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93 hydrogen $400

94 Dark spots on the sun a called ….
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95 Sunspots $600

96 The color of the hottest stars…
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97 blue $800

98 A collection of gas and dust in space that might form a star is called a …
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99 Nebula $1000

100 The earth spins on its …. next

101 Axis $200

102 When the earth is closest to the sun, what season is it in the northern hemisphere?
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103 Winter $400

104 A device that tells time using the sun, is called a…
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105 Sundial $600

106 On a sundial, the angled part is called a …
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107 gnomon $800

108 The reason that the sun appears to move through the sky during the day.
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109 Earth rotating or spinning on its axis.
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110 Daily Double next

111 Final Jeopardy Today’s Category:

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

114 global history JEOPARDY Thanks for PLAYING!


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