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Name:1The Planet Mars: Astronomy and Space for KidsWatch the video, and then complete the following study guidefor Mars.1.Mars is the ________________ planet from the sun and the________________ smallest planet in the solar system. Larger onlythan ________________.2.Mars has been known to astronomers since ancient times andwas first recorded by ancient ________________ astronomers.3.Mars is often referred to as the ________________ planet becauseof its reddish color.4.Mars is red because of the large amounts of iron oxide, or________________, in the rocks and dust on the surface.5.In ancient times, people associated its red color with________________. That is why ________________ was named for theancient Roman ________________ of War.6.Mars is a small ________________ planet. It is the last of the________________ planets of the solar system.7.The distance away from the sun is about ________________ millionmiles or more than 227 million kilometers, because of the vastdistance from the sun, Mars gets ________________ as muchsunlight as Earth does.8.Temperatures at the ________________ poles may dip as low asnegative ________________ degrees Fahrenheit, but at the equator,it might get as warm as ________________ degrees Fahrenheit.9.Mars has ________________ moons, Phobos and Deimos.Comparing the moons of Mars to Earth’s moon, Mar’s moons
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Term
Spring
Professor
Dr. S. Lukjan
Tags
Solar System, Planet, Planet Mars

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