- Question 3:
- a.)What kinds of questions do you have about Pluto or its moons?
b.) Do you think New Horizons will answer these questions?
- a.) Student answers will vary but may include:
- Does Pluto have any other moons?
- How did Pluto acquire its moons?
- The gas planets, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, all have rings. Does Pluto also have rings?
- What does the surface of Pluto look like?
- What does the surface of the moons look like? Are the moons smooth and round or oddly-shaped and rough?
b.) Many of the student questions concerning the appearance and sizes of the planet and moons may be answered by the New Horizons mission.
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