Astronomy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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Astronomy is the study of _____.

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1. Which type of astronomer would ask the question: How do planets form?

2. Which planet has the most named moons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you use the quiz and worksheet, you can see what details you know about astronomy. The definition of astronomy and a type of astronomer who would ask a certain question are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The planet that has the most named moons
  • Number of days it takes the moon to make a trip around the Earth
  • A field of astronomy
  • What astronomy is the study of
  • A type of astronomer that understands how planets form

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember the information you learned about what astronomy is
  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important information from the lesson on astronomy facts
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the number of days it takes for the moon to make a trip around planet Earth

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson named, Astronomy Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. Other things you can study are:

  • The importance of astronomy
  • Astronomy's history
  • Jobs of an astronomer