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Space

Activities at the Remember Level

Remember
Learners locate, identify, name, describe, list, recognize, label,  recall, memorize, retrieve, and define information

–Locate information that you can use for research about space. Utah's Online Library has great resources such as World Book Encyclopedia, Gale Reference Collection, and many scientific articles cataloged through the Ebsco databases.
Make a sketch of the phases of the moon and label each phase.
Memorize the correct order of the 8 planets in our solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.
Define the terms umbra and penumbra in terms of eclipses.
Which planets in our solar system are considered to be the inner planets?  Which planets are considered to be the outer planets?
–Which planets in our solar system are considered to be rocky or terrestrial planets?  Which are considered to be gas giants?
Galileo
List 5 interesting facts about Galileo.
–Using a hard-copy or online dictionary, define the terms:
  • orbit
  • revolution
  • reflection
  • asteroid
  • comet
  • galaxy
  • planet
  • satellite
  • star
  • gravity
  • solar system
  • constellation
  • speed of light
  • telescope
  • universe
  • sun
  • light year
–Most of the planets in our solar system have at least one moon.  Make a chart or table of each of the 8 planets and list how many moons they have.  Include a few of the names of moons.  You don’t have to list all of the names.  Some of the planets have dozens of moons!  Hint: 2 of the planets in our solar system have NO moons.
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