Constellations Webquest Worksheet
Go outside some clear evening. Bring along a blanket. Spread out the blanket and lie
down. Look at all the stars you can see. Quite a beautiful sight isnt it! Stars spread out
across the sky. But, d
Our Very Own Star
The sun is NOT a solid surface
We see the outer atmosphere
Composed of many layers
Layers of the Sun
The corona: outer atmosphere
Gases are thin; only visible during solar eclipse
The chromosphere: below the coron
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The Solar System
Guide for Reading
What are the three layers of the suns interior?
What are the three layers of the suns atmosphere?
What features form on or above the suns surface?
The Solar System
The suns mass is 99.8 per
The sun is our star. All of the planets in our solar system orbit around it. It is made of very hot gases, mostly hydrogen
and helium, that provide the light and heat for our solar system. Answer the questions at the bottom of the page using
1. What is everyone at Jims house watching at the opening of the movie?
2. What past NASA event makes Jims youngest son scared about him going to the moon?
3. What is the first problem with the Apollo 13 mission (the news) they get during training)
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Imagine that you live in the first colony on Mars. You have been trying to follow the
Earth calendar, but it just isnt working anymore. Mars takes almost 2 Earth years
to revolve around the sun-almost 687 Earth days
THE SUN WEBQUEST
Answer the following questions by reading the information at the Web sites provided.
Answer each question IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
Nine Planets: The Sun
1. What type of star is our Sun?
2. How much of the mass of
History of Astronomy Timeline
In Class Project
Name of Assigned Astronomer_
Science is a study that is constantly changing. Astronomy is the study of the stars, planets, and
other objects that make up the universe. Beginning around 600 BC, Gre
Apollo 13 Web Quest
Use the following website for questions 1-7.
Click on Apollo 13 on the right hand side.
1. What was the duration of the mission?
2. What was the estim
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ASTRONOMY WEBQUEST EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE
Use the suggested websites to answer the following questions.
What is a light year?
What is a parsec?
The Shape of Life: Arthropods
1. Who were the first animals to have muscles and nervous systems?
2. Which animal was the first to evolve a head?
a. Flatworm ancestors
3. How do flatworms move?
a. They glide.
4. How do mollusks move?
a. Set p
Electrical Forces Coulombs Law
Coulomb made some experiments and find following equation of electrical forces.
If the objects have same type of charge then the force is repulsive, if they have opposite charges then force is attractive.
Repulsive or attrac