Unformatted text preview: 6. Small chunks of rock and ice also orbit the Sun. The smaller bodies of the solar system contain important clues about its origin and evolution. 7. Cratering on planets and satellites is the result of impacts from interplanetary debris. The earth also shows evidence of impact cratering. Why doesn’t earth seem to have as many craters as some other planets and moons? 8. The diversity of the solar system is a result of its origin and evolution. The similarities and differences among the planets can be logically explained by a model of the solar system’s origin and evolution. 9. Know the significance of a planetary magnetic field....
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