#2 Kids Discover--Our Planet from Surface to Core
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by Demo Wellman
| 14 Questions
Note from the author:
Earth's Layers
Instructions: Read Kids Discover "Our Planet from Surface to Core and Answer the questions below.
1
1
As of 2018, there are ____________ planets in the Solar System.
8
9
6
7
2
1
Earth is the ___________ planet from the Sun and only the fifth largest overall.
third
fourth
second
3
1
In the solar system, Earth is the _____.
planet closest to the Sun
the only planet known to have life
sixth planet from the Sun
smallest planet
4
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #1--- What is the name of the field that surrounds and protects earth from solar radiation?
atmosphere
magnetosphere
5
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #2 the ________ is a layer of gases that gets steadily thinner the farther it is above Earth’s surface.
atmosphere
magnetosphere
exosphere
6
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #2: The outermost layer of Earth’s atmosphere is the exosphere.
True
False
7
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #2: The _________________ holds in the Sun’s warmth, blocks much of the Sun’s incoming ultraviolet radiation, and allows living things to breathe.
exosphere
atmosphere
magnetosphere
8
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #3: The foundation of all life, the ______________ covers nearly 70 percent of Earth’s surface. (FILL IN THE BLANK. THE ANSWER MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY)
9
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #4 :The ____________, a layer of cool, brittle rock, is 3–30 miles thick. It forms the continents and seabeds.(FILL IN THE BLANK. THE ANSWER MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY)
10
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #5: The __________ mantle, a layer of partially molten (melted) rock, is 415 miles thick.
lower
upper
11
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #6: The __________ mantle, a solid, is 1,385 miles thick.
upper
lower
12
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #7: The outer _______ , a liquid, is 1,400 miles thick. (FILL IN THE BLANK. THE ANSWER MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY)
13
1
In the interactive picture "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in #8: The __________ core, a solid, is 760 miles thick. (FILL IN THE BLANK. THE ANSWER MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY)
14
1
Earth is the largest planet in the solar system.
True
False
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