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TEKS Grade 6 Science - 112.18.b.11.a - Components of the Solar System

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Grade 6
Science (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 6
Science (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

6.11a
6.3c

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  • Q1
    True or False - The Earth is the largest object in our solar system.
    True
    False
    30s
    6.11a
  • Q2
    True or False - The Sun is the only star in our Solar System.
    False
    True
    30s
    6.11a
  • Q3
    Objects such as planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets rotate or orbit the sun.
    False
    True
    30s
    6.11a
  • Q4
    Which statement best describes the 3rd planet from the Sun?
    Question Image
    Venus-Small thin atmosphere, extremely hot, functions like a star.
    Mars, small rocky, and has evidence of water
    None of the above
    Earth small, rocky, rotates on its axis, and has 1 moon.
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q5
    All the planets of the A category represent
    Question Image
    Terrestrial, rock, thin atmosphere planets , Inner planets
    Jovian gaseous Giants
    None of the Above
    Dwarf Plants
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q6
    All the planets of B category represent
    Dwarf Planets
    Terrestrial , Rocky , thick atmosphere planers , Far from the Sun.
    Jovian planets, Gaseous Giants, Thick atmospheres far from sun.
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q7
    Based on your knowledge of our solar system, which planet would take the least amount of time to orbit the star?
    Outer Planets
    Dwarf planets
    Inner Planets
    None of the Above
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q8
    Which planets appear to be larger in diameter and longer revolution periods?
    Question Image
    B
    C
    None of the above
    A
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q9
    If a student was modeling the solar system and is using a bread crumb, basket ball, and tennis ball, which would best represent dwarf planets?
    Bread crumb
    None of the Above
    Basketball
    Tennis ball
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q10
    Based on the student's sketch of the solar system what the rocky irregular shape objects be located
    Question Image
    Inner Planets
    Asteroid Belt
    None of the Above
    Outer Planets
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q11
    Based on the diagram , which component of solar system an irregular shape object made of gas, ice rock, and a tail
    Question Image
    Dwarf Planet
    E. Comet
    None of the Above
    C. Asteroid
    30s
    6.3c
  • Q12
    You can find all of these in the solar system EXCEPT
    Comets
    Galaxies
    Asteroids
    Planets
    30s
    6.3c

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