How Big is the Moon? - Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following statements is true?

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1. How many miles around is the moon at the equator?

2. In terms of volume, how much bigger is Earth than the moon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following questions will quickly measure your knowledge of the size of the moon. You will be quizzed on the circumference and volume of the moon as well as how it compares to other planets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to see what you can remember about:

  • The moon at the equator
  • How scientists determine the size of the moon
  • The time it would take to drive all the way around the moon

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the solar system to compare the sizes of the different planets and satellites
  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as the volumes of the Earth and the moon
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the size of the moon at its equator

Additional Learning

Learn more about this satellite by reading the lesson titled How Big is the Moon? - Lesson for Kids. You will explore new ideas like:

  • The appearance of the moon's shape and size from Earth
  • Comparing the Earth and moon
  • How the moon and other planets compare