The Moon & Mercury Part 1

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The Moon & Mercury Part 1

This module about Earth's moon and Mercury. � � � Spelling and Capitalization Count!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Slide: 2 Check the two goals of this lesson.
    • A. 

      Search for evidence to to test the nebula hypothesis.

    • B. 

      Search for an understanding of how planets evolve, once they have formed.

    • C. 

      Search for the orgin of the andromeda galaxy.

  • 2. 
    Slide: 2 Check the two goals of this lesson.
    • A. 

      Search for evidence to to test the nebula hypothesis.

    • B. 

      Search for an understanding of how planets evolve, once they have formed.

    • C. 

      Search for the orgin of the andromeda galaxy.

  • 3. 
    Slide: 2 Check the two goals of this lesson.
    • A. 

      Search for evidence to to test the nebula hypothesis.

    • B. 

      Search for an understanding of how planets evolve, once they have formed.

    • C. 

      Search for the orgin of the andromeda galaxy.

  • 4. 
    Slide: 2 Why do geologists study the moon?
    • A. 

      Because geology and astronomy are both science.

    • B. 

      Because geology is the study of a celestrial object.

    • C. 

      Because they want to know if the moon is made of cheese.

  • 5. 
    Slide: 2 Why do geologists study the moon?
    • A. 

      Because geology and astronomy are both science.

    • B. 

      Because geology is the study of a celestrial object.

    • C. 

      Because they want to know if the moon is made of cheese.

  • 6. 
    Slide: 3 Our experience with _______________ science will help us understand __________________. Two words. One space between. 
  • 7. 
    Slide: 5 Why do we always see the same side of the moon?
    • A. 

      Because the moon rotates at the same speed it orbits the Earth

    • B. 

      Because the sun's magnetic field pulls the moon's iron core.

    • C. 

      Because the Earth never aligns with the moon and the sun.

  • 8. 
    Slide: 6 Check the two types of lunar terrain.
    • A. 

      Canyons

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Lowlands

    • D. 

      Highlands

  • 9. 
    Slide: 6 What is  a moon basin flooded by lava flows called?
  • 10. 
    Slide: 7 What are remains of ancient lava flows? Two words. One space between. 
  • 11. 
    Slide: 8 ______________________ have been destroyed on the highlands.
  • 12. 
    Slide: 9 What happens to meteorites when they hit the moon?
    • A. 

      They crumble

    • B. 

      They explode

    • C. 

      They break apart

    • D. 

      They vaporize

  • 13. 
    Slide 10  Thinking question:     Why haven't any meteorites hit the moon recently?
    • A. 

      Because the solar system is no longer forming.

    • B. 

      Because the asteroid belt is between Mars and Jupiter.

    • C. 

      Because the moon is too small to be a target.

  • 14. 
    Slide: 11 Check two challenges of lunar missions.
    • A. 

      Life support for astronauts

    • B. 

      Solar radiation heat

    • C. 

      Adequate fuel

    • D. 

      Atmospheric radio waves

  • 15. 
    Slide: 12 Check three astronauts on board Apollo 11.
    • A. 

      Mattingly

    • B. 

      Armstrong

    • C. 

      Aldrin

    • D. 

      Collins

  • 16. 
    Slide: 13 Apollo 11 : Apollo 17
    • A. 

      Taurus-Littrow: : Mare Tranquilitatis

    • B. 

      Lunar lowlands: lunar highlands

    • C. 

      Safe terrain: rocky terrain

  • 17. 
    Slide: 11 Check two challenges of lunar missions.
    • A. 

      Life support for astronauts

    • B. 

      Solar radiation heat

    • C. 

      Adequate fuel

    • D. 

      Atmospheric radio waves

  • 18. 
    Slide: 13 Apollo 11 : Apollo 17
    • A. 

      Taurus-Littrow: : Mare Tranquilitatis

    • B. 

      Lunar lowlands: lunar highlands

    • C. 

      Safe terrain: rocky terrain

  • 19. 
    Slide: 15 Rocks on the Earth are:
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

  • 20. 
    Slide: 15 Micrometeorites leave holes in the lunar rocks.  What do you think micro means?
    • A. 

      Slightly smaller than a millimeter

    • B. 

      Too small to see

    • C. 

      Smaller than a gnat

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