Universe Cycle
THIRD GRADE
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1. A star is part of ______.

A. the planets
B. Solar System
C. galaxies
D. an agent

2. Which of the following is not a component of our Solar System?

A. planets
B. comets
C. galaxies
D. meteorites

3. The spinning of an object on its axis is called:

A. rotation
B. revolution
C. evolution
D. convolution

4. The movement of an object around another object is called:

A. rotation
B. revolution
C. evolution
D. convolution

5. Which of the following is not a gas planet?

A. Earth
B. Jupiter
C. Neptune
D. Saturn

6. Which of the following is not a terrestrial planet?

A. Earth
B. Jupiter
C. Mars
D. Venus

7. What is a constellation?

 

8. What of the following is not found on a celestial globe?

A. stars
B. planets
C. galaxies
D. nebula

9. In cold areas on Earth which type of erosion plays a major part?

A. wind
B. sun
C. heat
D. ice

10. Describe the map below. How can it be used? Who do you think would use such a map?

 

11. The picture shows a planet and its _____________________.

12. Draw a map from the school to your house.

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS: 1.(C); 2.(C); 3.(A); 4.(B); 5.(A); 6.(B); 7. A constellation are points of light that make a pattern in the sky; 8.(B); 9.(D); 10. A map to school; A parent going to school for the first time; 11. rings; 12. dependent on student.

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