Technologies Used to Explore Space


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Which of the following is NOT a reason to explore space that was discussed in this lesson?

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1. Which of the following is the part of a space exploration mission that actively explores the surface of a planet or moon?

2. Which of the following rovers has been operating for the longest (and is still operating) as of 2015?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Humans have an urge to explore for several reasons. Check your knowledge of the space exploration tools used by humans with these assessments. Assessment items focus on the purposes of the various tools and tools currently in use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here are some more topics that you'll also be tested on:

  • The rover that has been operating for the longest and is still operating
  • Why telescopes are needed for space exploration
  • Reasons for space exploration discussed in the lesson

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the part of a space exploration mission that actively explores the surface of a planet or moon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a questions about the missions or pieces of equipment that was primarily involved in fly-bys
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on space exploration tools

Additional Learning

Increase your knowledge of space exploration tools by reviewing the lesson Technologies Used to Explore Space. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Define technology
  • Review examples of existing space exploration tools
  • Know the parts of a mission