Neptune's Atmosphere: Lesson for Kids


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What is a planet's atmosphere?

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1. Why is Neptune called a gas giant?

2. The two main layers of Neptune's atmosphere are the _____ and the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test just how much you know about Neptune's atmosphere, including its color and other important characteristics. The quiz is short and can be taken on a computer or mobile device.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • What a planet's atmosphere is
  • Reason why Neptune is known as a gas giant
  • Main layers of Neptune's atmosphere
  • Reason why Neptune's atmosphere looks so blue
  • Comparing Neptune to the entire solar system

Skills Practiced

  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about Neptune's atmosphere
  • Explaining information - make sure you can read about why Neptune's atmosphere looks brightly blue and explain it correctly
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about why Neptune is called a gas giant

Additional Learning

Continue studying this topic by reviewing a related lesson titled Neptune's Atmosphere: Lesson for Kids. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Size comparison of four planets
  • Reason why scientists are confused by Neptune
  • Discovery of the 'Great Dark Spot'