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Upper Elementary Science - II
3.7 Outer Planet Jupiter

Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, was named for the Roman king of the gods. Jupiter is so big that more than a thousand Earths could fit inside it. Jupiter is mostly made of hydrogen, in liquid form inside the planet and as gas on the surface. Strong winds swirl that gas into colorful clouds of red, oranges, yellow, and brown.

Galileo, the great Italian astronomer who lived around 1600, looked through a telescope and discovered four moons around Jupiter. Since then astronomers have found twelve more moons. In the 1990s, a space probe traveled towards Jupiter. It was called the Galileo, because Galileo reached Jupiter. In 1990, it flew past one of Jupiterís moons, called Io, and sent back amazing pictures.


Directions: Answer the following questions.
Q 1: _________ is one of the moon on Jupiter.
Io
Galileo

Q 2: Is this planet an inner or outer planet?
inner
outer

Q 3: Galileo the great Italian astronomer reached Jupiter.
true
false

Q 4: What is the diameter of this planet in miles
88,700 miles
142,984 miles
120,536 miles
74,900 miles

Q 5: How many miles is this planet from the sun?
778 million
483
483 million
778

Q 6: Jupiter is so big that more than a thousands earth could fit inside it.
true
false

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