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Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
How are asteroids and comets different?
  1. Asteroids are much smaller than comets.
  2. Comets orbit the sun, while asteroids orbit Earth.
  3. Comets are made up or rock, ice, and frozen gases, while asteroids are made up of rocks and metals.
  4. Asteroids are pieces of Earth, while comets are pieces of the sun.
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
What is a moon?
  1. Part of a far away universe.
  2. An object travelling around outer space.
  3. An object that travels around the sun.
  4. An object that travels around a planet.
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
A satellite is:
  1. a body, such as the moon, that revolves around a larger body. This can also be an artificial object that was sent to space to orbit another object.
  2. a group of outer planets, that are considered to be 'gas' giants because they have lots of gases which make up the atmosphere
  3. our closest star which gives lots of energy and light
  4. a ring system
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
What is the tail of a comet made up of?
  1. Little chunks of rock
  2. Gas and dust particles
  3. Fire
  4. Chunks of rock that are on fire
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Mark 3 things that are true about the Kuiper Belt.
  1. It is like an asteroid belt except the objects are much larger and colder.
  2. Comets may come from here.
  3. Many of the objects in it are called "Plutinos" (Little Plutos).
  4. Some of the objects have volcanoes on them.
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Mark all that is true about asteroids.
  1. There are millions of them in the Asteroid Belt.
  2. Most are perfectly round.
  3. Some have names such as Kleopatra, Gaspra & Lutetia.
  4. Some journey into Earth's atmosphere and become meteors.
  5. They are very smooth.
Grade 4 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
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