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Warm-Up #27 _ How far apart are the inner planets compared with the inner planets? What are the inner planets? What are the outer planets? The inner planets are close together and the outer planets are farther apart. The inner planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. The outer planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
Warm-Up #28 Which planets are terrestrial (rocky?) and which planets are gaseous? Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are terrestrial. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are gaseous.
Warm-Up #29 A. What do all of the planets revolve around? THE SUN B. Which planet has the most moons? JUPITER
Warm-Up #30 Warm-Up #30 What is the difference between meteor, meteorite, meteoroid? The Quick Trick: Oids are outside the atmosphere, ites are inside it, and meteors are in between. or In the frozen void it's a meteoroid. In the atmosphere it's a meteor. At the impact site it's a meteorite
Warm-Up #31 What are asteroids? Where are most asteroids in our solar system located? What else are asteroids known as? Asteroids are small, rocky worlds. Most asteroids revolve around the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Asteroids are also known as planetoids.
WARM-UP # 32 Which planets are the terrestrial planets and which planets are the gas planets? What are three of their primary differences? The terrestrial planets are made of rock, smaller, closer together, do not have rings, and are closer to the sun. The gas giants are made of gas, huge, farther apart, all have rings, and are farther from the sun.
WARM-UP # 33 Why isn’t Pluto a planet anymore? What makes it a dwarf planet? Pluto does not clear its orbit. There are many space objects in Pluto’s orbit.
WARM-UP # 34 What is a light year? A light year is the distance that light travels in one year.
WARM-UP # 35 A – How many asteroids are in the asteroid belt? Over 1 million B – Why does Mars have seasons? Tilt and revolution
WARM-UP # 36 What is a star? A star is a large, hot ball of gas which is held together by its own gravity and gives off its own light.
Warm-UP #37 What is the asteroid belt from? The remains of a 5 th terrestrial planet