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Ch 7: The Inner Solar System

About This Chapter

This convenient online astronomy chapter examines the planets that make up the inner solar system. Use the chapter's lessons and quizzes to supplement your astronomy textbooks, prepare for upcoming exams, catch up in class or simply engage your curiosity about our solar system.

The Inner Solar System - Chapter Summary

Quickly review the inner planets of the solar system with this self-paced study guide chapter. These short and entertaining video lessons highlight information about these planets' surfaces, atmospheres and characteristics. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you remember important astronomy terms and concepts. Print the lesson transcripts to supplement your studying experience, and feel free to submit questions to our instructors if you need any extra help. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify and compare the solar system's inner planets
  • Describe the surfaces of Mars, Venus and Mercury
  • Compare the atmospheres of Mercury, Venus and Mars

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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