Asteroid Belt Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What do many scientists call bits of rock and ice that float around in space?

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1. How big does a rocky object in space have to be to be called an asteroid?

2. Between the orbits of which two planets is the Asteroid Belt in our Solar System?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet is a great way to see what kinds of facts you know about something called the asteroid belt. If you want to test your knowledge of this important astronomical finding, this quiz and worksheet will be a great resource! Each question will help you find out what you know about the asteroid belt, as well as asteroids in general.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of:

  • Objects in space
  • Asteroids
  • The asteroid belt's location in our solar system
  • How asteroids form
  • The origins of the asteroid belt

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - take this quiz to see how many facts about asteroids and the asteroid belt you can remember
  • Reading comprehension - see if you can read and understand the basics of what scientists currently know about the asteroid belt's location and origins
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of outer space to answer our quiz and worksheet questions about asteroids

Additional Learning

You can learn even more about asteroids by reading the lesson called Asteroid Belt Facts: Lesson for Kids. Here, you will learn about:

  • Asteroids
  • The asteroid belt
  • The location of the asteroid belt
  • How the asteroid belt formed