GAME NAME:

EXPLORING SPACE

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

VOCABULARY

VOCAB

IDENTIFY THE VOCABULARY

TERM FROM THE DEFINITION

GIVEN.

RADIATION FROM SPACE

RADIA-

TION

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

KEY TERMS

KEY

TERMS

IDENTIFY THE KEY TERM FROM

THE INFORMATION GIVEN.

MORE RADIATION

MORE

RADIA-

TION

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN

EARLY SPACE MISSIONS

EARLY

SPACE

MISSION

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CURRENT AND FUTURE SPACE

MISSIONS

CURRENT

AND

FUTURE

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THE ARRANGEMENT OF

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

ACCORDING TO WAVELENGTH

ELECTROMAGNETIC

SPECTRUM

A PIECE OF CURVED GLASS

THAT MAGNIFIES OBJECTS

LENS

THIS WAS THE LAST STAGE IN

THE AMERICAN EFFORT TO

LAND PEOPLE ON THE MOON

PROJECT APOLLO

BECAUSE RADIO WAVES PASS

FREELY THROUGH EARTH'S

ATMOSPHERE, RADIO

TELESCOPES ARE USUALLY

USEFUL ___ HOURS A DAY

24

THIS TYPE OF ROCKETS

CANNOT BE STOPPED ONCE

THEY ARE IGNITED

SOLID-PROPELLANT

THIS IS LAUNCHED STANDING

ON END

SPACE SHUTTLE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

JOHN GLENN BECAME THE

FIRST AMERICAN TO ORBIT

EARTH AS PART OF THIS

PROJECT

PROJECT MERCURY

THESE WAVES CARRY ENERGY

THROUGH EMPTY SPACE

ELECTROMAGNETIC

THIS IS A REUSABLE

SPACECRAFT THAT

TRANSPORTS ASTRONAUTS,

SATELLITES, AND OTHER

MATERIALS TO AND FROM

SPACE

SPACE SHUTTLE

SCIENTISTS USE INFORMATION

FROM RADIO WAVES TO

DETECT OBJECTS IN SPACE,

MAP THE ________, AND LOOK

FOR SIGNS OF LIFE ON OTHER

PLANETS

UNIVERSE

THESE ROCKETS CAN BE

REIGNITED AFTER THEY ARE

SHUT DOWN

LIQUID-PROPELLANT

THE U.S. SPACE STATION

______ ORBITED EARTH FROM

1973 TO 1979

SKYLAB

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

A COSMONAUT SPENT 438

DAYS LIVING AND WORKING IN

THE _____ _______ MIR

SPACE STATION

ACTIVE ______ USES A

COMPUTER TO CORRECT FOR

CHANGES

OPTICS

THIS INSTRUMENT GATHERS

INFORMATION AND SENDS IT

BACK TO EARTH

SPACE PROBE

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

CARRY ______ THROUGH

SPACE AND MATTER

ENERGY

IN 1957 THE FORMER SOVIET

UNION LAUNCHED THE FIRST

ARTIFICIAL SATELLITE _______

_

SPUTNIK I

FORMER SOVIET UNION SPACE

STATION, ___, HOUSED ONE

COSMONAUT FOR MORE THAN

A YEAR AT A TIME

MIR

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THIS TYPE OF OPTICAL

TELESCOPE USES CONCAVE

MIRRORS TO FOCUS LIGHT

FROM OBJECTS

REFLECTING TELESCOPE

THIS APPEARS WHEN WHITE

LIGHT PASSES THROUGH A

PRISM

SPECTRUM

DURING THIS PROJECT TEAMS

OF ASTRONAUTS ORBITED

EARTH TO PRACTICE SKILLS

THAT WOULD BE NEEDED TO

LAND ON THE MOON

PROJECT GEMINI

FORMS OF

ELECTROMAGNETIC

RADIATION DIFFER IN THEIR

___________, THE NUMBER OF

WAVE CRESTS THAT PASS A

GIVEN POINT PER UNIT OF TIME

FREQUENCIES

FIRST PROBE TO TRAVEL

THROUGH AN ASTEROID BELT

PIONEER 10

THE UNITED STATES AND

RUSSIA HAVE COOPERATED IN

____ JOINT SPACE MISSIONS

NINE

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE "VOYAGERS" WERE _____

______ THAT TRAVELED

BEYOND OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

SPACE PROBES

300,000 KM/S

SPEED OF LIGHT

THIS IS AN ENGINE THAT BURNS

FUEL WITHOUT REQUIRING AIR

ROCKET

THE _______ THE

WAVELENGTH, THE HIGHER

THE FREQUENCY

SHORTER

GALILEO, LAUNCHED IN 1989,

STUDIED JUPITER AND TWO IF

ITS MOONS, ______ AND IO

EUROPA

THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE

STATION HAS THE

COOPERATION AND

RESOURCES OF __ COUNTRIES

16

 CATEGORY:   

THE SPACE RACE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS U.S. PRESIDENT CALLEDFOR THE UNITED STATES TOPLACE PEOPLE ON THE MOON   

 Response:   

JOHN F KENNEDY

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 GAME NAME:

EXPLORING SPACE

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

VOCABULARY

VOCAB

IDENTIFY THE CORRECT TERM

FROM THE DEFINITION GIVEN

RADIATION FROM SPACE

RADIA-

TION

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN.

KEY TERMS

KEY

TERMS

IDENTIFY THE KEY TERM FROM

THE INFORMATION GIVEN.

MORE RADIATION

MORE

RADIA-

TION

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN

EARLY SPACE MISSIONS

EARLY

SPACE

MISSION

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CURRENT AND FUTURE SPACE

MISSIONS

CURRENT

AND

FUTURE

IDENTIFY FROM THE

INFORMATION GIVEN.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

MOST OPTICAL TELESCOPES

USED BY PROFESSIONAL

ASTRONOMERS ARE HOUSE IN

THIS BUILDING

OBSERVATORY

AN INSTRUMENT THAT

PRODUCES MAGNIFIED IMAGES

OF DISTANT OBJECTS

TELESCOPE

THE FIRST ARTIFICIAL

SATELLITE

SPUTNIK 1

THE HUBBLE SPACE

TELESCOPE IS LOCATED

OUTSIDE ______ ATMOSPHERE

EARTH'S

IN 1961, ____ _______ BECAME

THE FIRST U.S. CITIZEN IN

SPACE

ALAN SHEPARD

THE MARS GLOBAL SURVEYOR

AND MARS PATHFINDER -

SCIENTISTS LEARNED _____

MAY HAVE COVERED THIS

PLANET IN THE PAST.

WATER

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THE PATH OF A SATELLITE

AROUND EARTH

ORBIT

THESE CAN BE SEEN IN THE

NIGHT SKY

STARS

VIKING  I WAS THE FIRST

SPACECRAFT TO LAND ON

____

MARS

THE LARGEST ______ WAS

REPAIRED IN 1999 ON THE

HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE

MIRROR

IN 1962, ____ _____ BECAME

THE FIRST U.S. CITIZEN TO

ORBIT EARTH

JOHN GLENN

IN 2002, _______, CONFIRMED

THAT MARTIAN SOIL

CONTAINED FROZEN WATER

ODYSSEY

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THIS WAS THE FINAL STAGE

OF THE SPACE PROGRAM TO

REACH THE MOON

PROJECT APOLLO

REFRACTING TELESCOPES USE

______ LENSES

CONVEX

SPACE STATIONS ARE

__________

SATELLITES

ONCE THE MIRROR WAS

REPAIRED IN 1999, THE HUBBLE

SPACE TELESCOPE SENT BACK

IMAGES OF A LARGE CLUSTER

OF ________

GALAXIES

SECOND STEP IN MOON RACE

INVOLVED PROJECT ______

GEMINI

THE SPACE PROBE, _______,

WILL EXPLORE SATURN AND

ITS LARGEST MOON TITAN

CASSINI

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

ANY OBJECT THAT ORBITS

EARTH

SATELLITE

RADIO TELESCOPES PICK UP

THESE WAVES

RADIO WAVES

IN THE FUTURE, THE _____

_______ COULD BE A

CONSTRUCTION SITE FOR

SHIPS TRAVELING TO THE

MOON AND MARS

SPACE STATION

______ OPTICS - COMPUTER

HELPS CORRECT POOR IMAGES

ACTIVE

___ LUNAR LANDINGS

RESULTED FROM PROJECT

APOLLO, WHICH ENDED IN 1972

SIX

MANY PEOPLE HAVE _________

FROM RESEARCH AND

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED

FOR THE SPACE PROGRAM

BENEFITED

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS SPACE PROBE WAS

LAUNCHED IN OCTOBER 1997

TO STUDY SATURN

CASSINI

ON THE ELECTROMAGNETIC

SPECTRUM, THE ______ THE

WAVELENGTH, THE LOWER

THE FREQUENCY

LONGER

THE FIRST HUMAN TO TRAVEL

IN SPACE

YURI GARGARIN

________ OPTICS - LASER

RELAYS INFORMATION TO

COMPUTER TO ADJUST

TELESCOPE'S MIRROR AND

MAKE IMAGES CLEARER

ADAPTIVE

NEIL ARMSTRONG AND EDWIN

ALDRIN BECAME THE FIRST

TWO PEOPLE TO ___ ____ __

___ ____

SET FOOT ON THE MOON

BECAUSE NO MATERIAL WAS

THROWN UP WHEN "LUNAR

__________" WAS ORDERED TO

CRASH, MORE STUDIES ARE

NEEDED

PROSPECTOR

 CATEGORY:   

THE SPACE RACE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS U.S. PRESIDENT CALLEDFOR THE UNITED STATES TOPLACE PEOPLE ON THE MOON   

 Response:   

JOHN F KENNEDY

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