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Solar System

Inner Planets

QuestionAnswer
Which dwarf planet is found in the Asteroid Belt? Ceres
Which planet is the smallest inner planet? Mercury
What can be found between Mars and Jupiter? Asteroid Belt
Name the two moons of Mars. Phobos & Deimos
What is found in the center of the Solar System? Sun
Which planet is known as the Red Planet? Mars
Which planet is the hottest because of its clouds? Venus
Which planet is known as Earth's twin? Venus
Which planet is the closest to the Sun? Mercury
Which planet is known as the Water Planet (Blue Planet)? Earth
Which is the largest inner planet? Earth
This is the hardest and hottest part of the Earth core
This is where the oceans and continents are found on Earth. crust
This is a thick layer of hot and rocky Earth mantle
How much of the Earth is water? 3/4 or 75%
What makes up our Solar System? Sun and all bodies that revolve around it
What is an orbit or revolution? the path of an object around another
What is rotation? the spinning of an object on its axis
What is caused by Earth's rotation? day and night
What controls Earth's seasons? tilt of axis
First planet from the sun. Mercury
Second planet from the sun. Venus
Third planet from the sun. Earth
Fourth planet from the sun Mars
Which direction does the Earth rotate? Counter clockwise
The sun appears to rise in the _______ and set in the ________ Rise in the East and set in the West
We are closest to the sun in which season? Winter
We are furthest from the sun in which season? Summer
One Earth rotation is equal to 24 hours or 1 day
One Earth revolution is equal to 365 1/4 days or 12 months or 1 year
How far does Earth tilt on its axis? 23.5 degrees
What does rotation control? Night and day
What does the tilt of the Earth controls? Seasons
Created by: chrispullen1978