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Lunar Geology: Types of Moon Rocks

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This is a low-density rock made of aluminum and calcium silicates responsible for the light color of the lunar terrae:

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1. The division between darkness and daylight on the Moon is known as:

2. The debris that is ejected out of a crater as a meteorite hits a planetary surface is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to check your knowledge of moon rocks. Topics you will be quizzed on include the geology of moon rocks and traits of craters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo will test you on the following:

  • Low-density rock made of aluminum and calcium
  • Division between darkness and daylight on the Moon
  • Debris ejected out of a crater
  • Characteristics of the Moon's lowlands and highlands

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice these skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding moon rocks
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding craters
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the different types of moon rocks

Additional Learning

To learn more about moon rocks, review the accompanying lesson titled Lunar Geology: Types of Moon Rocks. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine the geology of moon rocks
  • Compare and contrast maria and terrae
  • Understand properties of the Moon's interior
  • Identify different types and characteristics of moon rocks
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