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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
system;
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:
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
The outer gas giants (or Jovians) are:
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
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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