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What does the Moon Look Like?
The Moon is a ball of gray rock covered with powdery gray soil.
What is a Crater?
A Crater is a pit shaped like a bowl.
What is a Meteorite?
A chunk of rock or metal from space that lands on a planet or the moon is called a Meteroite.
What is a Plain?
A flat area on the Moon's surface formed by melted material that cooled and hardened is called a plain.
What is earth surronded by?
The earth is surronded by a blanket of air called the atmosphere.
What protects all living things on earth ?
The layer of gases protects living things on earth.
What gives us clouds and weather?
The Earth's atmosphere gives us clouds and wether.
Which has no atmosphere and no signs of life.
The Moon has no atmosphere, thus there are no signs of life on the moon.
True on False?

On the Moon you can always see the stars shining.
True.

On the Moon you can always see the stars shining.
What is the name of the Scientist who studies objects in space?
An Astronomer is a scientest who studies objects in space.
What is a telescope?
A telescope is a device that makes faraway objects look larger.
True or False?

A telescope works like a pair of glasses. They both require lenses.
True

A telescope works like a pair of glasses. They both require lenses.
What are Lenses?
Lenses are curved pieces of glass that can make objects look larger than they really are.
What is a Space Probe?
A Space Probe is a machine that travles alone through space to study what's there.
What is a Space Probe?
A Space Probe is a machine that travles alone through space to study what's there.
True or False?

A spacesuite weights more that 100 lbs.
True,

A spacesuite weights more that 100 lbs.
What is Gravity?
Gravity is a pull that every object has on every object.
What is Mass?
Mass is the amount of material that makes up an object.
True or False?
The Moon has less mass and therefore less gravitational pull than Earth.
Who were the first two American to walk on the Moon?
Neil Armstrong

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin
Which of the following things can be done easier on Earth. And which can be done easier on the Moon?
Earth -
Hit a Home Run
Swin in a lake
Fly a kite

Moon -

move a pile of bricks
Catch a butterfly
Observe the Stars
What is a Star?
A star is a ball of hot gasses that gives off energy.
What is the Sun's surface temperature?
The Sun's surfac temperature is about 9900 F.
What is a Sunspot?
A sunspot is a dark spot on the surface of the Sun.
What is a Solar Flame?
A Solar Flame is a bright area on the surface of the Sun.
What is a Prominence?
A prominence is a huge loop of gas on the edge of the Sun.
True or False?

During a solar storm, invisible particles are given off the Sun.
True.

During a solar storm, invisible particles are given off the Sun.
What is Northern Lights?
Solar storms cause the shimmering of coloful display called the northern light.
What causes solar storms?
Solar Storms are caused by magnetic forces in the Sun.