ICT-Based Lesson in Science " The Solar System " Sekolah Rendah Binturan, Tutong I Negara Brunei Darussalam
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The Solar System The Sun and the planets are part of the Solar System . The Sun is at the centre of the Solar System. The Sun is a star . It is our main source of heat and light energy.
The Planets There are nine planets in our Solar System. They are (in order of distance from the sun): Mercury , Venus , Earth , Mars , Jupiter , Saturn , Uranus , Neptune and Pluto . The planets move in orbits around the sun.
Other objects in the Solar System There are other objects in the Solar System that orbit the Sun. These include asteroids and comets .
The Solar System Click on each of the picture to learn about the Solar System
Pupil's Activities Click on each of the activities below Click the correct answer Arrange the Planets Word search Puzzle Crossword Puzzle Match the Sentences Writing about Solar System
Do You Know? Do you know why the Sun is a star? Both the Sun and stars have their energy. The Sun looks bigger and brighter than the other stars because it is much closer to Earth. The stars are very, very far away. We see them only as tiny dots in the sky at night. In fact, we can say that the Sun is our nearest star! Fact 8 Fact 7 Fact 6 Fact 5 Fact 4 Fact 3 Fact 2 Fact 1
Do You Know? SUN Facts The outside of the Sun is 11,000 degrees Fahrenheit. A REALLY hot day on Earth is only 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The Sun's surface is about 100 times as hot as the hottest day on Earth!!! The Sun is very, very big. More than one million planet Earths could fit inside of the Sun! The Sun is composed of helium and hydrogen. Fact 8 Fact 7 Fact 6 Fact 5 Fact 4 Fact 3 Fact 1 Fact 2
Do You Know? THE INNER Planets There are four planets known as the inner planets. These planets are:- Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The inner planets are also called the rocky planets because they are made of rocks. Fact 8 Fact 7 Fact 6 Fact 5 Fact 4 Fact 1 Fact 2 Fact 3
Do You Know? VENUS Venus is sometimes called the "Evening Star" and the "Morning Star". It is very bright. You can see it at sunset and sunrise. Venus spins very slowly. One "day" on Venus is longer than one year on Earth. Venus is different from all the other planets because it spins "backwards" on its axis. Fact 8 Fact 7 Fact 6 Fact 5 Fact 3 Fact 1 Fact 2 Fact 4
Do You Know? EARTH Earth is the largest of the four inner planets. Earth spins very quickly compared to other planets. It only takes Earth 24 hours to spin around its axis one time. One Earth day is 24 hours long. Earth orbits the sun in 365 days. This makes one Earth year 365 days long. Fact 8 Fact 7 Fact 6 Fact 4 Fact 3 Fact 1 Fact 2 Fact 5
Do You Know? The Moon The planet Earth has a small body circling it. The body is called the Moon. The Moon cannot support life because it has no atmosphere. It is covered with craters from collisions with meteors and asteroids. The Moon affects life on Earth. Our tides are caused by the pull of the Moon on Earth. Fact 8 Fact 7 Fact 5 Fact 4 Fact 3 Fact 1 Fact 2 Fact 6
Do You Know? THE OUTER Planets There are five planets known as the outer planets. The outer planets are: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and it is the largest of the outer planets. Fact 8 Fact 6 Fact 5 Fact 4 Fact 3 Fact 1 Fact 2 Fact 7
Do You Know? ORDER OF THE PLANETS Fact 7 Fact 6 Fact 5 Fact 4 Fact 3 Fact 1 Fact 2 Fact 8 M y V ery E ducated M other J ust S erved U s N ine P izzas Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto