Astronomer Facts: Lesson for Kids


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Astronomy is the study of _____.

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1. An astronomer uses a spectrograph to measure _____.

2. Which famous astronomer discovered the Earth was round NOT flat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the worksheet and quiz to see how much you know about astronomers. The subject matter for astronomers and the purpose of a spectrograph are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • Why Galileo improved upon the work of other scientists
  • Famous astronomer who discovered that the Earth was round
  • Why professional astronomers work with amateur astronomers
  • What a spectrograph does

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on astronomers
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about what astronomy is the study of
  • Explaining information - read about why Galileo improved upon the work of other scientists and explain it correctly

Additional Learning

Astronomer Facts: Lesson for Kids is a lesson you can use any time to review more about:

  • What astronomers do
  • Famous astronomers
  • Space tools