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In what month does Colorado have the greatest number of daylight hours per day?
a) June b) August c) December d) March
The Sun appears to rise in the morning and set at night because of the ______.
a) rotation of Earth b) revolution of Earth c) rotation of the Sun d) revolution of the Sun
The Summer Solstice is when we have ______.
a) 24 hours of daylight and no darkness b) equal amounts of day and night c) the longest night of the year d) the longest day of the year
Seasons are caused by _________.
a) the changing distance between the Sun and Earth b) solstices and equinoxes c) the rotation and tilt of Earth d) the revolution and tilt of Earth
When it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it is summer in the Souther Hemisphere, because the Southern Hemisphere is ___________
a) receiving the most direct radiation from the sun. b) a shorter distance away from the sun. c) receiving warm ocean currents from the Northern Hemisphere. d) keeping the temperatures balanced.
What is a solar nebula?
a) A newly formed planet in the solar system. b) A cloud of gas and dust that may eventually form into a sun and planets. c) A black hole in the center of our galaxy. d) An asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
What is a protoplanetary disk?
a) A disk of material rotating around a newly forming sun, where planets can form. b) The center of a solar nebula, where a new sun is born. c) The rings of a gas giant planet. d) A cloud of gas and dust that may eventually form into a sun and planets.
What is accretion?
a) The process of material in the protoplanetary disk clumping together to form planets. b) A giant impact that created the moon. c) The development of life on a planet. d) The process of a star exploding and dying.
Because the outer planets formed further from the sun, where it was colder, they _____.
a) formed cores from ice as well as rock, so they grew larger and attracted more gases. b) formed cores only from rock, so they stayed small and did not attract much gas. c) were unable to have any moons. d) formed entirely from gas, with no cores.
Because the inner planets formed closer to the sun, where it was hotter, they _____.
a) formed cores from ice as well as rock, so they grew larger and attracted more gases. b) formed cores only from rock, so they stayed small and did not attract much gas. c) were unable to have any moons. d) formed entirely from gas, with no cores.
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