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Zoom Astronomy
Mars Find it! in Zoom Astronomy
- Print-out for Grade 3-5

Use the section on the Mars to answer the following questions.

1. Is Mars bigger, smaller, or the same size as Earth?_________________

2. Would an Earthling feel heavier, lighter, or about the same weight on the surface of Mars? (Ignore the effects of being in a weightless space capsule for an extended period of time.) _______________________

3. What are the names of Mars' two moons? _____________ and _______________

4. Mars' surface is mostly water, rock, or magma? ____________________

5. Are there polar ice caps on Mars? _____________________

6. Does Mars have any rings orbiting it? _______________________

7. What is the name of the largest-known volcano in our Solar System?_______________________

8. Is the atmosphere on Mars thick or thin? _______________________

9. What is the main component of Mars' atmosphere? ______________________

10. When did the first spaceship from Earth land on Mars? _________________

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Level: Grade 3-5 Subject: astronomy, science, reading, writing, introduction to research on the Internet

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