This 26 question multiple choice quiz reviews identifying characteristics of the sun, moon, Earth's rotation and revolution, comets, asteroids and meteoroids. It is set up as a quiz with the answer key built right in which means no marking required!
Suggestions for use:
1) Share this quiz through Google Classroom as an assessment of knowledge
Marks are immediately imported to each students grade record.
2) Use this quiz as a review of material
3) Use as a science centre
The last question is a short answer response question worth 5 marks. It requires manual review by the teacher to apply marks accordingly. This question can be removed if you wish.
This quiz can be used for different curriculum standards but specifically addresses the following expectations of the Grade 6 Ontario curriculum content:
-2.4 use appropriate science and technology vocabulary, including axis, tilt, rotation, revolution, planets, moons, comets, and asteroids, in oral and written communication
-3.1 identify components of the solar system, including the sun, the earth, and other planets, natural satellites, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids, and describe their physical characteristics in qualitative terms
-3.2 identify the bodies in space that emit light (e.g., stars) and those that reflect light (e.g., moons and planets)
-3.5 describe the effects of the relative positions and motions of the earth, moon, and sun (e.g., use models or simulations to show solar and lunar eclipses, phases of the moon, tides)