Astronomy Base Line Survey

Use your special code-name to answer the following few questions...
First Two Intials Last Two Initials P #
So for Rick Brown in Period 6, the codename would be...
RiBrP6.

Name


  1. How old do scientists consider the Earth?


  1. I think that Colors of light do NOT mix like colors of paint.
    For Light Red + Green + Blue = White
    For Paint Red + Green + Blue = Brown
    True
    False


  1. Our moon is the only moon in the solar system.
    True
    False


  1. According to scientists, the Universe is...
    Expanding (getting bigger)
    Contracting (getting smaller)
    Static (stays the same)
    None of the above.


  1. What is at the edge of the Universe?


  1. Which of the following planets would it be most likely for people to live on?
    Mercury
    Venus
    Mars
    Jupiter
    Saturn
    Uranus
    Neptune
    Pluto


  1. Asteroids, planetesimals, and meteorites...
    Destroy things...
    Create things...
    Create and Destroy things...
    None of the above...


  1. Which of the following are true?
    (Check as many as you think are...)
    Stars and objects in space only give off and/or reflect visible light.
    There are many forms of energy other than visible light.
    Scientist can study things in space without seeing them.
    Scientists can learn about things in space using other ways than just looking at them through a telescope.
    White light can be divided into separate colors that combine to make white.


  1. How old do scientist consider the universe?


  1. Place the following in order from smallest (lowest number) to largest (largest number). [In general, there is one correct answer.]
        1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    atom  
    planet  
    proton  
    solar system  
    electron  
    universe  
    moon  
    human being  
    molecule  


  1. I (or my family) currently own a telescope.
    True
    False


  1. I like to look up at the sky at night.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
    NEVER! I never look up!  All the Time! I could stare for hours and hours.


  1. The moon can be seen during the daytime with the sun out.
    True
    False


  1. We always see the same side of the moon from the Earth's surface.
    True
    False


  1. What is at the center of our solar system?