Unit 2 Review #2

 https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_924.html

Use the above website to answer the following questions.

  1. What was Sputnik 1?
  2. when was Sputnik launched?
  3. Why was it an important event?
  4. Who launched Sputnik?
  5. Why did they launch Sputnik what was it to find out?

https://www.librarypoint.org/blogs/post/early-astronomers/

Use the above website to answer the following questions.

6. What model of the universe did Ptolemy develop?

7. What did Aristotle believe was the center of the universe?

8. What model of the solar system did Copernicus & Galileo believe existed and what was the name of the model?

https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo11.html

 Use the above website to answer the following questions.

9. When did the Apollo 11 launch?

10. Where was the Apollo 11 mission going?

11. What was the date that the Apollo 11 mission returned to Earth?

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/dr-marc-solar-system/planet-orbits.html 

Use the above website to answer the following questions.

12. Why do all planets revolve around the sun?

Scroll down the page until you see the video Earth's rotation vs revolution, play the video and answer the questions below.

13. In your own words explain what a rotation is and use examples in your explanation.

14. In your own words explain what a revolution is and use examples in your explanation.

http://planetfacts.org/orbital-speed-of-planets-in-order/

Use the above website to answer the following questions.

15.  Which planet is traveling fastest around the sun?

16. What determines the orbital speed (how fast it goes around the sun) of a planet?

17. Which planet is moving the slowest?

https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/springtide.html

Use the above website to answer the following questions.

18. At what moon phase is there a neap tide?

19. At what moon phase is there a spring tide?

20. What are the heights of the tide during a neap tide?

21. What are the heights of the tide during a spring tide?

Answer the following questions. (no website link to help)

22. Write the Independent variable of the following hypothesis below.

 Increasing the amount of thrusters on a space shuttle will increase the speed and distance it will travel.