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The origin of the Solar System…read more

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Describe the overall structure of the solar
system including gas giants and terrestrial
planets with a dense inner core and current
theories of its origin and age;
Describe how space exploration has
contributed to knowledge of the geology of
the Earth's moon, Mars and Venus and the
asteroid belt;
Describe the different types of meteorites as
iron, stony and carbonaceous chondrites;…read more

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Describe the evidence for impact craters
caused by asteroids and meterorites colliding
with the Earth and other bodies in the solar
Describe how volcanic activity has been
identified on the moons of Jupiter, especially
lo as well as Mars and Venus;
Explain how the age of the Earth and other
planets can be determined by radiometric
dating methods.…read more

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the terrestrial planets are:
The outer gas giants (or Jovians) are:
The three dwarf planets are
Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt;
Pluto, the largest known object in the Kuiper belt;
Eris, the largest known object in the scattered disc.…read more

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Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.…read more

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