The Moon & Mercury Part 2

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The Moon & Mercury Part 2

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    Slide: 12 Check three astronauts on board Apollo 11.
    • A. 

      Mattingly

    • B. 

      Armstrong

    • C. 

      Aldrin

    • D. 

      Collins

  • 3. 
    Slide: 16         Check four characteristics of the moon.
    • A. 

      The moon formed in a lava state.

    • B. 

      The moon has no atmosphere.

    • C. 

      The moon has an ionic field.

    • D. 

      The moon is protected from meteorites.

    • E. 

      The moon has no magnetic field.

    • F. 

      The moon solidified about 4 billion years ago.

  • 4. 
    Slide: 13 Apollo 11 : Apollo 17
    • A. 

      Taurus-Littrow: : Mare Tranquilitatis

    • B. 

      Lunar lowlands: lunar highlands

    • C. 

      Safe terrain: rocky terrain

  • 5. 
    Slide: 17 Meteorites broke the crust of the moon and produced large __________________________ .
  • 6. 
    Slide: 18 Which moon mission is pictured with a giant moon rock?
  • 7. 
    Slide: 19 Which two craters are relatively young?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Copernicus

    • C. 

      Hubble

    • D. 

      Kepler

  • 8. 
    Slide: 20 How many unsuccessful hypothesis about the creation of the moon have been invalidated?
  • 9. 
    Slide: 21 What was the first step of the Impact Hypothesis?
    • A. 

      Earth's gravity captured the moon

    • B. 

      A large portion of Earth broke off as it formed

    • C. 

      A proto-plant hit Earth in its planetesimal stage

  • 10. 
    Slide: 22 Check three characteristics of Mercury.
    • A. 

      No atmosphere

    • B. 

      Methane gasses around it

    • C. 

      Lowlands

    • D. 

      Cratered

  • 11. 
    Slide: 23 Mercury’s rotation has been altered by the sun’s ______________  __________________ . Two words. One space between.
  • 12. 
    Slide: 24 What is the largest basin on Mercury?
    • A. 

      Mercurial Landing

    • B. 

      Low Calorie Oatmeal Bar

    • C. 

      Caloris Basin

    • D. 

      Heraclitus lowlands

  • 13. 
    Slide: 25 Based on slide 25, do you think Mercury was once a liquid?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Slide: 26 What color represents the hilly broken terrain near the Caloris Basin?
    • A. 

      Light green

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Dark orange

    • D. 

      Peach

    • E. 

      Brown

    • F. 

      Yellow

  • 15. 
    Slide: 26 What color represents the hilly broken terrain near the Caloris Basin?
    • A. 

      Light green

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Dark orange

    • D. 

      Peach

    • E. 

      Brown

    • F. 

      Yellow

  • 16. 
    Slide: 27 Check three characteristics of Mercury?
    • A. 

      Large, metallic core

    • B. 

      Mostly core compared to Earth

    • C. 

      Gassy atmosphere

    • D. 

      Closest planet to the sun

  • 17. 
    Slide: 28 Evidence suggests that Mercury has an _________  _____________  cap? Two words. One space between.
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