Solar system

In this lesson we will be introduced to the components of our solar system. We will also discuss the physics that led to its formation and how our sun maintains its balance.

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Quiz:

Solar System

This quiz will test your understanding of the topic in the lesson, and prior knowledge from earlier in this topic.

Q1.Choose the correct order of the electromagnetic waves, longest wavelength first.

1/6

Q2.These bodies can be found orbiting our Sun in mostly circular paths.

2/6

Q3.Choose the correct conditions in order for a main sequence star to remain stable.

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Q4.The force responsible for holding a star or a planet together is...

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Q5.Fusion in a main sequence star is best described as...

5/6

Q6.Choose the correct order of size (largest first) for these celestial bodies (objects in space).

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Solar System

This quiz will test your understanding of the topic in the lesson, and prior knowledge from earlier in this topic.

Q1.Choose the correct order of the electromagnetic waves, longest wavelength first.

1/6

Q2.These bodies can be found orbiting our Sun in mostly circular paths.

2/6

Q3.Choose the correct conditions in order for a main sequence star to remain stable.

3/6

Q4.The force responsible for holding a star or a planet together is...

4/6

Q5.Fusion in a main sequence star is best described as...

5/6

Q6.Choose the correct order of size (largest first) for these celestial bodies (objects in space).

6/6

Lesson summary: Solar system

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