Unformatted text preview: PLANET EARTH: Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, spring ‘12 Rutgers University Dr. Christopher J. Lepre
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Office: Geological Sciences Lab Building, Room 105 In class work, assignment #1: Universe & Solar System 1. When did the big bang happen (about how many billion years ago)? 2. Which constellation has a nebula that provides clues on solar system formation? 3. TRUE or FALSE (circle one): Planetesimals are the rocky parts of stars. 4. List two Jovian planets 5. List two terrestrial planets 6. Does the Earth rotate or revolve on its axis (circle one)? 7. Name one component of Earth’s inside 8. Name one component of Earth’s outside 9. Name one of Earth’s spheres ...
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