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1 Lesson 1 Study Guide What is? Read the lesson. Use the words in the box to complete the concept web. chromosphere corona innermost photosphere prominences solar flare star sunspots Use with pages Sun is a, star or a fiery ball of hot gases. photosphere is the part of that gives off light. It is the innermost layer of s It has dark areas called sunspots that are not as hot as the rest of the layer. chromosphere is the next layer of s Ribbons of glowing gas called prominences leap from this layer to the next. An eruption in this layer called a solar flare causes a temporary bright spot. corona is the outermost layer of s Notes for Home: Your child completed a concept web identifying information about. Ask your child to draw a model of showing the layers of its 100 Lesson 1 Study Guide Science Study Notebook

2 Lesson 1 Study Guide What is? Read the lesson. Use the words in the box to complete the concept web. chromosphere corona innermost photosphere prominences solar flare star sunspots Use with pages Sun is a, star or a fiery ball of hot gases. photosphere is the part of that gives off light. It is the innermost layer of s It has dark areas called sunspots that are not as hot as the rest of the layer. chromosphere is the next layer of s Ribbons of glowing gas called prominences leap from this layer to the next. An eruption in this layer called a solar flare causes a temporary bright spot. corona is the outermost layer of s Notes for Home: Your child completed a concept web identifying information about. Ask your child to draw a model of showing the layers of its 100 Lesson 1 Study Guide Science Study Notebook

3 Lesson 2 Study Guide Why do planets revolve around? Read the lesson. Use the words in the box to complete the sentences. ellipses gravity inner planets mass Mercury Moon orbit outer planets satellite Use with pages Sun and its planets are attracted to each other by. gravity 2. Sun has much more mass than any other object in the solar system. 3. Gravity causes the planets to move in ellipses around. 4. four planets closest to are the. inner planets 5. five planets farthest from are the. outer planets 6. A satellite is an object that orbits another object in space. 7. Because it orbits Earth, the Moon is a satellite of Earth. 8. All of the planets except Venus and Mercury have at least one satellite orbiting them. 9. Gravity between the satellites and their planets keep the satellites in orbit around the planets. Notes for Home: Your child completed sentences about gravity in the solar system. Ask your child to explain why the Moon remains in orbit around Earth. Science Study Notebook Lesson 2 Study Guide 101

4 Lesson 2 Study Guide Why do planets revolve around? Read the lesson. Use the words in the box to complete the sentences. ellipses gravity inner planets mass Mercury Moon orbit outer planets satellite Use with pages Sun and its planets are attracted to each other by. gravity 2. Sun has much more mass than any other object in the solar system. 3. Gravity causes the planets to move in ellipses around. 4. four planets closest to are the. inner planets 5. five planets farthest from are the. outer planets 6. A satellite is an object that orbits another object in space. 7. Because it orbits Earth, the Moon is a satellite of Earth. 8. All of the planets except Venus and Mercury have at least one satellite orbiting them. 9. Gravity between the satellites and their planets keep the satellites in orbit around the planets. Notes for Home: Your child completed sentences about gravity in the solar system. Ask your child to explain why the Moon remains in orbit around Earth. Science Study Notebook Lesson 2 Study Guide 101

5 Lesson 3 Study Guide What are the inner planets? Read the lesson. n write each characteristic in the chart where it fits. You may use one of the characteristics two times. Use with pages asteroid belt between it and Jupiter 365 Earth days in covered with red soil made of iron oxide almost no atmosphere 88 Earth days in has liquid water second planet from 2 moons 225 Earth Days in poisonous atmosphere atmosphere with gases used by living things extremely hot covered with craters made by meteorites third planet from very hot in daytime, very cold at night fourth planet from covered by thick, swirling clouds 1 Moon planet closest to largest rocky planet 686 Earth days in no moon Mercury Venus Earth Mars planet closest to second planet from third planet from fourth planet from covered with craters made by meteorites 88 Earth days in almost no atmosphere very hot in daytime, very cold at night no moon covered by thick, swirling clouds 225 Earth days in poisonous atmosphere extremely hot no moon largest rocky planet 365 Earth days in has liquid water atmosphere with gases used by living things 1 Moon covered with red soil made of iron oxide 686 Earth days in asteroid belt between it and Jupiter 2 moons Notes for Home: Notes for Home: Your child identified characteristics of the inner planets. Ask your child to draw the inner planets with their moons in orbit around. 102 Lesson 3 Study Guide Science Study Notebook

6 Lesson 3 Study Guide What are the inner planets? Read the lesson. n write each characteristic in the chart where it fits. You may use one of the characteristics two times. Use with pages asteroid belt between it and Jupiter 365 Earth days in covered with red soil made of iron oxide almost no atmosphere 88 Earth days in has liquid water second planet from 2 moons 225 Earth Days in poisonous atmosphere atmosphere with gases used by living things extremely hot covered with craters made by meteorites third planet from very hot in daytime, very cold at night fourth planet from covered by thick, swirling clouds 1 Moon planet closest to largest rocky planet 686 Earth days in no moon Mercury Venus Earth Mars planet closest to second planet from third planet from fourth planet from covered with craters made by meteorites 88 Earth days in almost no atmosphere very hot in daytime, very cold at night no moon covered by thick, swirling clouds 225 Earth days in poisonous atmosphere extremely hot no moon largest rocky planet 365 Earth days in has liquid water atmosphere with gases used by living things 1 Moon covered with red soil made of iron oxide 686 Earth days in asteroid belt between it and Jupiter 2 moons Notes for Home: Notes for Home: Your child identified characteristics of the inner planets. Ask your child to draw the inner planets with their moons in orbit around. 102 Lesson 3 Study Guide Science Study Notebook

7 Lesson 4 Study Guide What do we know about the outer planets and beyond? Read the lesson. n write each characteristic in the chart where it fits. You may use some characteristics more than once. Use with pages that is 165 Earth that is 248 Earth icy, solid surface that is 29.4 Earth that is 12 Earth rotates on its side 63 moons largest planet that is 84 Earth smallest gas giant 34 moons 13 moons 1 moon 27 moons smallest planet Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto largest planet that is 12 Earth years long 63 moons that is 29.4 Earth 34 moons that is 84 Earth years long 27 moons rotates on its side smallest gas giant that is 165 Earth 13 moons smallest planet icy, solid surface that is 248 Earth 1 moon Notes for Home: Your child identified characteristics of the outer planets. Ask your child to add these planets to their drawing of the inner planets around. Science Study Notebook Lesson 4 Study Guide 103

8 Lesson 4 Study Guide What do we know about the outer planets and beyond? Read the lesson. n write each characteristic in the chart where it fits. You may use some characteristics more than once. Use with pages that is 165 Earth that is 248 Earth icy, solid surface that is 29.4 Earth that is 12 Earth rotates on its side 63 moons largest planet that is 84 Earth smallest gas giant 34 moons 13 moons 1 moon 27 moons smallest planet Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto largest planet that is 12 Earth years long 63 moons that is 29.4 Earth 34 moons that is 84 Earth years long 27 moons rotates on its side smallest gas giant that is 165 Earth 13 moons smallest planet icy, solid surface that is 248 Earth 1 moon Notes for Home: Your child identified characteristics of the outer planets. Ask your child to add these planets to their drawing of the inner planets around. Science Study Notebook Lesson 4 Study Guide 103

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