Solar Nebula Theory & Patterns of Planetary Motion


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Venus rotates:

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1. Uranus rotates:

2. The orbits of the planets are in the same plane because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a series of complete the sentence style questions. Some of these questions will ask you to identify information about the rotation of a particular planet's motion. Other questions will require you to answer questions about all of the planets' collective motions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following:

  • Uranus
  • Venus
  • Planetary motion patterns

Skills Practiced

You will practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Solar Nebula Theory lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of planetary motion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the rotation of Venus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Uranus

Additional Learning

The quiz is just a single part of your learning adventure. The related lesson Solar Nebula Theory & Patterns of Planetary Motion will give you even more information. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Understanding the Solar Nebula Theory
  • Defining a solar nebula
  • Describing why most planets revolve and rotate in the same way
  • Exploring the idiosyncratic rotations of Venus and Uranus