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Grade 4 Universe
Scientists use                   to study stars and planets.
  1. telescopes
  2. magnifying glasses
  3. microscopes
Grade 4 Universe
               and               believed the Sun was the center of the universe.
  1. Aristotle
  2. Copernicus
  3. Galileo
  4. Ptolemy
Grade 4 Universe
Which term below is the sum of everything that exists? Our solar system is a part of this.
  1. Universe
  2. Terrestrial Planets
  3. Milky Way
  4. Black Hole
Grade 4 Universe
Which best describes the Sun's location in the universe?
  1. in the center of the universe
  2. at the edge of a galaxy called the Milky Way
  3. at the edge of the solar system
  4. in the center of a galaxy called Alpha Centauri
Grade 4 Universe
               and                believed that Earth was the center of the universe.
  1. Aristotle
  2. Copernicus
  3. Galileo
  4. Ptolemy
Grade 4 Universe
No other stars in the universe have planets orbiting around them other than the Sun.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Universe
Our galaxy is called the Milky Way.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Universe
On a clear night, part of the Milky Way Galaxy can be seen as a faint band of light in the sky.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Universe
There are only 100 galaxies in the universe.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 4 Universe
Ptolemy created a model with Earth at the center of the universe with everything rotating around it. What model was this?
  1. Heliocentric
  2. Earth
  3. Geocentric
  4. Satellite
Grade 4 Universe
Studying the stars & planets can help people to do which things? Select all correct answers.
  1. Make calendars
  2. Tell time
  3. Know what food to eat
  4. Tell if a storm is coming
  5. Show directions like a compass
Grade 4 Universe
We live in the Milky Way Galaxy. What kind of galaxy is the Milky Way?
Grade 4 Universe
What is a galaxy?
Grade 4 Universe
The Milky Way Galaxy has a dense ball of old stars in the center of it. This part of the galaxy is known as the                          .
  1. Inner disk
  2. Balloon center
  3. Galactic or central bulge
  4. Death star
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