The Giant Planets

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The Giant Planets

  1. 1. THE GIANT PLANETS MARIA JOSE BENAVIDES B ENGLISH LISTENIG AND SPEAKING V UNIVERSIDAD DE NARIÑO MARCH 2014 SAN JUAN DE PASTO, NARIÑ0, COLOMBIA
  2. 2. THE GIANT PLANETS ENGLISH LISTENIG AND SPEAKING V MARIA JOSE BENAVIDES B
  3. 3. THE GIANT PLANETS ENGLISH LISTENIG AND SPEAKING V MARIA JOSE BENAVIDES B
  4. 4. ROAR: V. To make or produce a loud noise SHIMMER: V To shine with a subdued flickering light SWIRL : N Something, such as a curl of hair, that coils, twists, or whirls
  5. 5. Withstand: To be successful in resisting. Pressure: The state of pressing or being pressed Merge: V To combine or to unite
  6. 6. Core: The central or innermost part: the hard elastic core of a baseball; a rod with a hollow core. Barren: AdjLacking vegetation, especially usefulvegetation Spin: To twist or to rotate
  7. 7. HUMANS HAVE BEEN VERY CURIOUS OVER TIME… And that curiosity has helped us to discover many things as well. One of these things has been to explore the space or what is beyond our eyes.
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  9. 9. In our solar system, there is an asteroid belt which separates the planets. The planets within the belt are called: The inner planets or terrestrial planets. They are : Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.
  10. 10. Those outside the belt are called the outer planets. They are: Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus
  11. 11. Saturn is the second biggest planet after Jupiter and it is the only one with a rings system. The most characteristic aspect of Saturn is its bright rings. Its rings were first seen by Galileo Galilei, who invented the first simple telescope in 1608. The rings are made of billions of tiny chips of ice and dust and they are incredibly thin
  12. 12. The main rings are called rings A and B, separated by the Cassini division THE CASSINI DIVISION
  13. 13. The planet is made of hydrogen and helium. The volume of the planet is enough to contain 740 times the Earth! SATURN OUR PLANET
  14. 14. Saturn has at least 18 moons including Lapetus which is black on one side and white on the other. But the most important moon of Jupiter is Titan which is very special, because it is the only moon in the solar system with a dense atmosphere
  15. 15. Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system. It is twice as heavy as all the planets put together. Jupiter has 318 times the mass of the Earth and 3 times the mass of Saturn.
  16. 16. One of the most important characteristic of this planet is Jupiter’s Red spot. The great red spot or GRS is a huge swirling storm in Jupiter’s Atmosphere. Its color changes often.
  17. 17. Jupiter has at least 12 moons. Iois one of Jupiter’s four big moons. Volcanoes erupt sulfur on the surface. Jupiter has a ring system like Saturn, but much, much smaller. JUPITER’S MOONS
  18. 18. The answer is no. Even if your spaceship could withstand the enormous pressures, there is no surface to land on. Is it possible to land on Jupiter?
  19. 19. THANK YOU ENGLISH LISTENIG AND SPEAKING V MARIA JOSE BENAVIDES B

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