You see more of the moon each night when it is? C1 $300
Waxing C1 $300
How are the earth and moon alike? C1 $400
They are both rocky and dense. C1 $400
Timer The final Jeopardy answer is: C1 final Compare the Earths orbit around the sun and the moon’s orbit around the earth. Which orbits faster and why?
C1 final The Distance between the earth and moon is much closer than the distance between the earth and the sun so the orbit is much faster. That is why the moon orbits the earth about every 28 days and earth orbits the sun once every 365 days.
C2 $100 The sun is made up of?
C2 $100 gases
C2 $200 Pluto is now called a?
C2 $200 Dwarf Planet
C2 $300 People group stars into these.
C2 $300 constellations
C2 $400 Name three types of galaxies?
C2 $400 Barred Spiral Elliptical Irregular
C2 $500 Explain what happens during a lunar eclipse?
C2 $500 The Earth is directly between the sun and the moon and the Earth blocks all light from reaching the moon.
C3 $100 The earth is divided into how many time zones?
C3 $100 24
C3 $200 Means to travel in a closed path?
C3 $200 revolve
C3 $300 What are the four inner planets?
C3 $300 Mercury Venus, Earth mars
C3 $400 What separates earth from the rest of the planets?
C3 $400 It is the only one with liquid water
C3 $500 What are advantages of sending people (manned crews) into space? What are disadvantages of sending manned crews into space?
C3 $500 People require food and water which would be difficult to supply for a long journey to mars. People can think, and make quick decisions when problems occur.
C4 $100 This part of the earth has the same amount of sunlight and darkness each day.
C4 $100 The equator
C4 $200 Any natural body that revolves around a planet.
C4 $200 A moon
C4 $300 Name two out of the three ways we explore space.
C4 $300 Telescopes, manned space shuttles, unmanned space probes
C4 $400 What do you call a group of stars, gas, and dust?
C4 $400 galaxy
C4 $500 Why do we have different time zones around the world?
C4 $500 Time zones allow everyone to wake up in what we consider the morning, and go to sleep in what we consider the night. With out time zones the sun would rise at all hours of the day around the world.
C5 $100 A low, bowl-shaped area on the surface of a planet or moon?
C5 $100 What is low a crater?
C5 $200 A day on the moon lasts how many earth days?
C5 $ ½
C5 $300 What are the four outer planets called
C5 $300 Gas Giants
C5 $400 Is made up of a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve around it.
C5 $400 Solar system
C5 $500 What are the four ways that scientists classify stars?
C5 $500 Color, size, temperature, and brightness.
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