- understand the big picture
What are two differences between a planet and a star?
Why does the earth have seasons?
Why do stars shine?
Why are the inner planets rocky and the outer planets gaseous?
How is the size of a star related to its life span?
What is The Main Sequence?
What does the Periodic Table show us?
- get the details right
What are stars made of?
What is an orbit?
How old is the universe?
What is Kepler's first law?
Name four planets in our solar system.
What is the life zone (also called the habitability zone)?
Distances in space are measured in ________________________
Name three elements that have low atomic weights (see the
Temperatures in space are measured on the __________________
Draw a diagram of a planetary system with a central star, planets, and moons.
Directions for Drawing Program.
Which planets are rocky? Color them with darker colors.
Which planets are made of gases? Color them blue or pale green.
Now type in the names of the planets, sun, and moons.