1st Grade Science : Make observations of the sun, moon, and stars

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Example Questions

Example Question #5 : Earth And Space Science


Moon, Full Moon, Sky, Nightsky, Lunar, Moonlight, View

What type of moon is this?

Possible Answers:

Full moon

No moon

New moon

Correct answer:

Full moon

Explanation:

This is called a full moon. We can observe the moon in the night sky and see that at different parts of the night it is somewhere different in the sky. It will also appear to change it's size and shape based on the time of month.

Example Question #6 : Earth And Space Science

Which answer lists what we can see in the night sky?

Possible Answers:

The stars and Sun.

The Moon and stars.

The Sun and Moon.

Correct answer:

The Moon and stars.

Explanation:

In the night sky, the moon and stars can be seen. We cannot see the sun during the nighttime. By looking up in the sky, we can observe and record what we see.

Example Question #7 : Earth And Space Science

Sunset, Evening, Romantic, Sun

What do we call this bright object in the sky?

Possible Answers:

The Moon

The Sun

It does not have a name

Correct answer:

The Sun

Explanation:

This is the Sun. It is seen during the daytime. It is the only star in our solar system and gives our planet warmth.

Example Question #8 : Earth And Space Science

Sam looks out her window in the morning and observes the Sun in the sky. Later she looks outside and it is still light out but she can't see the Sun anymore. Why?

Possible Answers:

The Earth has moved to the Sun is in a different part of the sky.

The Sun can only be seen in the morning time from Sam's home.

The Sun has disappeared and can't be seen again.

Correct answer:

The Earth has moved to the Sun is in a different part of the sky.

Explanation:

Sam cannot see the Sun out of her window in the evening or later in the day because the Earth has moved! The Sun appears to move through the sky but it is actually the Earth that is moving. As the Earth spins the Sun appears in different parts of the sky.

Example Question #9 : Earth And Space Science

The stars can only be seen during the night.

Possible Answers:

False

True

Correct answer:

True

Explanation:

This is a true statement. We can see one star during the day, our star the Sun, but we cannot see all of the other stars and constellations. During the daytime, the Sun it too bright for us to see other stars.

Example Question #10 : Earth And Space Science

Which objects are seen in the daytime?

Possible Answers:

The Moon, clouds, and stars.

The Sun and clouds.

The Sun and Moon.

Correct answer:

The Sun and clouds.

Explanation:

During the daytime, we are only able to see the Sun and clouds. It is too bright to see the Moon and the stars. Sometimes when it is cloudy, even the Sun is hard to see!

Example Question #1 : Make Observations Of The Sun, Moon, And Stars

What objects can be seen in the night sky?

Possible Answers:

Clouds and stars.

The Moon and the Sun.

Clouds, the Moon, and the stars.

Correct answer:

Clouds, the Moon, and the stars.

Explanation:

During the nighttime, we can see the Moon, stars, and clouds. We can only see the Sun during the daytime. Some nights when it is cloudy it can even be hard to see the Moon and stars!

Example Question #2 : Make Observations Of The Sun, Moon, And Stars

Looking up into the night sky Tyrik sees white dots like those in the picture. What are they?


Milky Way, Starry Sky, Night Sky, Star, Night, Sky

 

Possible Answers:

Stars

The Sun

The Moon

Correct answer:

Stars

Explanation:

What Tyrik sees are stars! Stars can only be seen at night because during the day, the Sun is too bright. These stars are very far away and incredibly bright.

Example Question #3 : Make Observations Of The Sun, Moon, And Stars

What can we observe about the position of the Sun?

Possible Answers:

It seems to change.

We cannot tell anything about the Sun's position.

It stays the same.

Correct answer:

It seems to change.

Explanation:

We can observe the Sun changing positions in the sky during the day. The sun rises in the East and sets in the West. The Earth is always spinning so this makes the Sun appear to be moving!

Example Question #4 : Make Observations Of The Sun, Moon, And Stars

We cannot make observations about the objects in the daytime and nighttime sky.

Possible Answers:

True

False

Correct answer:

False

Explanation:

This is not a true statement! We are able to observe many objects in our daytime and nighttime sky including the Sun, the Moon, stars, and clouds. We can make observations with just our eyes or use tools like telescopes.

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