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Neptune's Moons, Rings, Atmosphere & Temperature

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Neptune is:

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1. Neptune is believed to be as warm as Uranus partially because:

2. The largest of Neptune's moons are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The planet Neptune has some very unique features based on its composition and distance from the Sun. The quiz will assess your knowledge of basic Neptune facts regarding the planet's rings, moons, and temperature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to focus on the following:

  • Names of Neptune's largest moons
  • Neptune's distance from the Sun
  • Cause of Neptune's warm temperature
  • Process by which heat circulates

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test the following skills:

  • Information recall - retrieve knowledge you have gathered regarding the planetary features of Neptune
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast characteristics of Neptune and Uranus
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related astronomy lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about Neptune, review the accompanying lesson titled Neptune's Moons, Rings, Atmosphere & Temperature. This lesson discusses the following objectives:

  • Identify where Neptune is located in our solar system
  • Understand how Neptune generates heat
  • Know the names of the largest moons of Neptune
  • Understand Neptune's composition
  • Understand the process of convection and its role in heating Neptune
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