What is a Solar System? - Planets & Model

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Which of the following is NOT a terrestrial planet?

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1. The Solar Nebula Hypothesis states the solar system formed how long ago?

2. Pluto is designated as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The accompanying quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of the planets in the solar system. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on terrestrial planets and the Solar Nebula Hypothesis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The number of planets
  • Planets that have moons
  • Terrestrial planets
  • The Solar Nebula Hypothesis

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the solar system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about terrestrial planets
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Pluto in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about the planets, review the accompanying lesson called What is a Solar System? - Planets & Model. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Detail the formation of the solar system
  • Explore the impact of the Sun
  • Explain what asteroids are
  • Cover moons and rings in the solar system
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