Alien Creature Design Fact Sheet

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To find out more about your planet, go online and check out the list of suggested websites at http://cathylaw.com/astronomy/solarsystem.html. You also may want to use your reference tables to answer the following questions. (An asterisk indicates the answer is in your reference tables.)

Planet chosen: ______________

 

1. *Distance from sun: _________________

2. *Diameter of planet: ________________

3. *Period of one rotation on the planet’s axis: _____________

4. *Period of one revolution around the sun: _____________

5. *Density of planet: ___________

6. *Mass of planet (compared to Earth=1): _____________________

7. Number of moons that orbit the planet: _________________

8. Temperature range: Maximum: ____________

Minimum: _____________

9. Composition of the planet’s atmosphere (types of gases and their percentages):

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10. Color of planet: _____________

11. Describe the surface terrain: _____________________

12. Is there any evidence of volcanoes: ____________

13. Storms or other climatic conditions that might exist: _________

14. Is there evidence of wind on the planet? ___________

15. Describe special features and interesting information about the planet not included in the information summarized in the previous questions:

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