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The Development of
Introduction: Connecting Your Learning
Most people are familiar with the constellations in the night sky. You may recognize the shapes
associated with some of the better-known constellations, su
AST 105 Life In the Universe
RQ #1-7,9,11 (pg 46)
1. Three characteristics of Greek thinking that helped pave the way for the
development of modern science are models to help explain observations
of the heavens. Geocentric model, and the apparent r
1. A habitable zone refers to the range of distances around a star where a
planet can have surface temperatures that are suitable for liquid water. However, a
planet in the habitable zone is not necessarily habitable. There a
Quiz 2 (4-6)
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1. Suppose you lived on the Moon. Which of the following would be true?
Your weight would be less than your weight on Earth, but your mass would be the same as it is on Earth.
Your mass would be less than your mass on Earth, but y
Lesson 2 Quiz
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1. Which of the following is a general difference between a planet and a star?
All planets are made of rock and all stars are made of gas.
2. Our solar system consists of _.
the Sun and all the objects that orbit it
3. Which of t
Quiz 3 (7-8)
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1. Suppose we use a baseball to represent Earth. On this scale, the other terrestrial worlds (Mercury, Venus, the Moon, and
Mars) would range in size approximately from that of _.
a dust speck to a golf ball
a golf ball to a beach