Moons of the Jovian Planets


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The largest moon in our solar system is:

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1. The second largest moon in our solar system is:

2. Neptune's largest satellite is known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the names of some of the moons orbiting the Jovian planets, what are they composed of and what are their characteristics? These are among the topics you'll need to know in order to answer the questions posed in this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Largest and second largest moons in the solar system
  • The largest of Neptune's moons
  • Moon which may have as much water as Earth
  • Moons that have an atmosphere

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the atmospheres and compositions of some of the moons around the Jovian planets in our solar system
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the moons, Triton and Titan
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the names of these moons and which planets they orbit

Additional Learning

To learn more about these celestial bodies, review the accompanying lesson called Moons of the Jovian Planets. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the Jovian planets in our solar system
  • Note the total number of moons around these planets
  • Select one moon from each of these planets and discuss in detail