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Can you name the planets and other SS Stuff? - Pop Quiz Review

Use this as a test prep to get ready for recognizing pictures of the planets and other solar system objects and their order.

For a bonus 5 pts. Sign the paper that says, "Space is the awesomest!" on the paper taped on the counter in the back of the room. Shhhh! Don't tell your friends. Let's see how many people sign it.

Asteroid Belt
Our Moon
Voyager I and II,
An Asteroid named Gaspra
Kuiper Belt
Oort Cloud
Milky Way
Planet Uranus
Jupiter's gravity catches and throws asteroids our way sometimes
Galileo spacecraft checks out it's favorite planet.
Ulysses spacecraft studied the sun at all latitudes, or from the north pole of the sun to the south pole
STEREO spacecraft check out the sun from the north and south poles at the same time to provide a complete picture of the sun
Order of the inner planets from the sun outwardSun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars,
What is the smallest planet?Mercury? How does Mercury compare to the moon in size?,
List the gas giants in order.Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune,
List the size of the gas giants from largest to smallest.Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune,
What is in between Mars and Jupiter?
What is this thing?, Oort Cloud
What are these two spacecraft?, Voyager I and II
Where is Voyager ITraveling outside our solar system
What is the symbol for wavelength?,
These occur usually as the earth travels through the fine dust and debris from a comet., meteors or shooting stars that aren't stars!
This is how many scientists theorize the universe began, with a ____ ______, The Big Bang where everything in the universe exploded outwards like a blown up watermelon,
What's this? It has cost $150 billion so far., The International Space Station
This has fallen to the earth and is not very big!, meteorite (remind Ms Coard to find hers)
This is where we live~~~~~, The Milky Way Galaxy
If it is a dark night, we can see this., The Milky Way (our galaxy) from earth
This is how you figure out the location of an earthquake, Earthquake Triangulation,
This spacecraft checked out the sun's activity, north and south poles, and magnetci field for 18 years, Ulysses - and it's 6 year orbits of the sun

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Carl Sagan

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