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

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

1. From Earth, when can we see Mercury?_________________

2. Which planet is the hottest?_______________________

3. Is Venus or Mars the planet closest in size to the Earth? ________________

4. Is Earth the densest planet in our Solar System? _______________

5. Is there any water on the surface of Mars? __________________

6. Does Jupiter have any orbiting rings? _______________

7. Saturn is about 95 times more massive than the Earth. Would a person weigh 95 times more there than on Earth?_______________________

8. Unlike other planets, Uranus rotates on its side. Does this give Uranus strong seasons or permanently cold poles? _______________________

9. Is Neptune a gas giant? ________________

10. When was Pluto discovered? ______________________

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

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