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ES2 95 Worlds and Counting Video


Earth in Space
(Questions are in order.) Please answer the following questions as you watch the video 95 Worlds and Counting. You
may add your own questions between these, with answers, for extra credit.

1) What is the temperature on the surface of Neptunes moon Triton?
2) On Triton, what material do the volcanoes erupt?
3) On Triton, how high can the geysers erupt liquid nitrogen?
4) The hottest moon in the solar system is Io. Around what planet does it orbit?
5) How hot are the lavas that are erupted on Io?
6) To avoid radiation around Jupiter, where could astronauts work on Io?
7) The moon Phobos resembles what food item?
8) How much would a human weigh on Phobos?
9) How high could you jump on Phobos?
What would caves protect you from on Phobos?
What did the gun shooting represent hitting moons?
What may happen to Phobos in 40 million years?*
10) How long did it take astronauts to travel to the earths Moon?
Why is it so much easier to skip or hop than walk on the moon?
What may have created our moon?
Saturn is 800x earth and surrounded by rings--what are the rings made from?
11) Around which planet does the moon Titan orbit?
Titan is very cold, why could you swim like a dolphin?
12) What are the lakes made out of on Titan?
Why is a sealed spacesuit needed to explore space?
13) How will a spacecraft explore the ocean that lies beneath the ice on Jupiters moon Europa?
Why is Europa stretched and heated to melt ice under the surface?
What kind of life is found in the Arctic, which might also survive on Europa?
How long would it take for the NASA research project Cryobot to melt europas ice?
Why might there be life on Europa?
What are scientists continuing to find?
Name: Period: Date:
ES2 95 Worlds and Counting Video
Earth in Space
(Questions are in order.) Please answer the following questions as you watch the video 95 Worlds and Counting. You
may add your own questions between these, with answers, for extra credit.

1) What is the temperature on the surface of Neptunes moon Triton?
2) On Triton, what material do the volcanoes erupt?
3) On Triton, how high can the geysers erupt liquid nitrogen?
4) The hottest moon in the solar system is Io. Around what planet does it orbit?
5) How hot are the lavas that are erupted on Io?
6) To avoid radiation around Jupiter, where could astronauts work on Io?
7) The moon Phobos resembles what food item?
8) How much would a human weigh on Phobos?
9) How high could you jump on Phobos?
What would caves protect you from on Phobos?
What did the gun shooting represent hitting moons?
What may happen to Phobos in 40 million years?*
10) How long did it take astronauts to travel to the earths Moon?
Why is it so much easier to skip or hop than walk on the moon?
What may have created our moon?
Saturn is 800x earth and surrounded by rings--what are the rings made from?
11) Around which planet does the moon Titan orbit?
Titan is very cold, why could you swim like a dolphin?
12) What are the lakes made out of on Titan?
Why is a sealed spacesuit needed to explore space?
13) How will a spacecraft explore the ocean that lies beneath the ice on Jupiters moon Europa?
Why is Europa stretched and heated to melt ice under the surface?
What kind of life is found in the Arctic, which might also survive on Europa?
How long would it take for the NASA research project Cryobot to melt europas ice?
Why might there be life on Europa?
What are scientists continuing to find?