Question Sheet: The Wind in the Worlds


Before reading:

  1. Do you think there is weather on other planets? Why or why not? 
  2. Which planet is the warmest, and which is the coldest? Why?

During reading:

  1. Why do planetary scientists study the weather on other planets? 
  2. What is an atmosphere? 
  3. How does energy create wind? 
  4. How do scientists measure the speed of winds on other planets and moons? 
  5. What is particularly mysterious about Titan's winds? 
  6. What is the dark spot on Uranus?

After reading:

  1. Do winds have a good or ba...

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