Weather on Other Planets: Atmospheric Conditions & Temperature


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Global warming occurs because of increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Which of the following planets is an extreme model for global warming?

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1. Which of the following planets have the greatest wind speeds?

2. Which of the following describes the atmosphere of Mars?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are some extreme conditions when it comes to weather on the other planets in our solar system. In this assessment, you'll be quizzed on key topics like an extreme model for global warming in our solar system and the planet with the highest wind speeds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following:

  • Mars' atmosphere
  • Planet that has a large storm known as the 'red eye'
  • The planet that is without an atmosphere

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the weather of other planets in the solar system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a planet that has incredibly high wind speeds
  • Making connections - use your understanding of global warming and its association with the extreme weather on one of the planets in our solar system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a planet with a hurricane called the 'red eye' and a characteristic of the atmosphere on Mars

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the planets in our solar system with the lesson entitled Weather on Other Planets: Atmospheric Conditions & Temperature. These areas of study are explored:

  • Extreme types of weather on Earth
  • Definition of an exosphere
  • Saturn's weather
  • Atmosphere on Uranus
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