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Fifth Grade Solar System Jeopardy
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mass
Mars and Jupiter
Because of the tilt of the Earth
When one object hits another
Neil Armstrong
A meteoriod is in space, a meteor is in Earth's atmosphere and a meteorite lands on Earth
About a month
Terrestrial; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Gas; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
gas, ice, dust and rock
Galileo
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Jupiter; Pluto and Mercury
revolution, 365.25 days
One spin on an axis; 24 hours
It's elongated orbit and small size; it's now a dwarf planet
atmosphere, wind, weather, air
With the tail pointing away from the Sun
craters, plains, valleys, mountains
a. As the moon orbits the Earth, the amount of the lit side we see changes.
The moon’s rotation and revolution are the same length of time
Gravity and inertia
b. Only a few times a year when the sun, moon, and Earth all perfectly align
phase
Why isn't Pluto a planet anymore, and what is it now classified as?
The four inner planets are called __________. Please list them:
What four things are comets made out of?
How much time goes by between seeing a full moon phase and then seeing the next full moon?
List the four different types of landforms on the Moon.
Explain why we have the different shapes (phases) of the moon
How are craters formed?
One complete trip around the Sun is called a ____________ and it takes how long?
The appearance and shape of the Moon as you see it at a particular time.
Who created the first telescope?
How does a comet ALWAYS travel around the Sun?
Why do we have different seasons?
Most of the thousands of asteroids are found between what two planets?
Draw a picture to explain why tides occur:
The four outer planets are called ___________. Please list them:
Who was the first person to walk on the Moon?
Why aren't the planets pulled into the Sun? (hint: two forces)
List the nine planets in order:
What is the difference between a meteoroid, a meteor and a meteorite?
When does an eclipse occur?
Why do we only see one side of our moon?
What is rotation and how long does it take?
No matter where you are in the solar system, your ____________ stays the same.
The largest Moon, found orbiting ___________ is larger than what two planets:
List three things that are not found on the Moon:

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No matter where you are in the solar system, your ____________ stays the same. mass
One complete trip around the Sun is called a ____________ and it takes how long?revolution, 365.25 days
What is rotation and how long does it take?One spin on an axis; 24 hours
Why aren't the planets pulled into the Sun? (hint: two forces)Gravity and inertia
Why do we have different seasons?Because of the tilt of the Earth
Who was the first person to walk on the Moon?Neil Armstrong
The appearance and shape of the Moon as you see it at a particular time.phase
List three things that are not found on the Moon:atmosphere, wind, weather, air
List the four different types of landforms on the Moon. craters, plains, valleys, mountains
Why do we only see one side of our moon? The moon’s rotation and revolution are the same length of time
How much time goes by between seeing a full moon phase and then seeing the next full moon? About a month
Explain why we have the different shapes (phases) of the moona. As the moon orbits the Earth, the amount of the lit side we see changes.
How are craters formed?When one object hits another
The largest Moon, found orbiting ___________ is larger than what two planets:Jupiter; Pluto and Mercury
When does an eclipse occur?b. Only a few times a year when the sun, moon, and Earth all perfectly align
Most of the thousands of asteroids are found between what two planets?Mars and Jupiter
How does a comet ALWAYS travel around the Sun?With the tail pointing away from the Sun
What four things are comets made out of?gas, ice, dust and rock
What is the difference between a meteoroid, a meteor and a meteorite?A meteoriod is in space, a meteor is in Earth's atmosphere and a meteorite lands on Earth
Who created the first telescope?Galileo
The four inner planets are called __________. Please list them:Terrestrial; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
The four outer planets are called ___________. Please list them:Gas; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
List the nine planets in order:Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Why isn't Pluto a planet anymore, and what is it now classified as?It's elongated orbit and small size; it's now a dwarf planet