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Annie Kujala
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  • 1. TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!A Look Into Our Solar System
    By: Annie Kujala
    EDU 290
  • 2. Our Galaxy
    We live in the MILKY WAY GALAXY
    There are 8 planets in our Solar system
    All planets orbit
    around the SUN
    Picture Provided by:
    http://www.nisd.net/oakhillsterrace/Links/3RD/solarsystem/solarsystem.htm
  • 3. About the Planets..
    8 planets are grouped into two categories:
    Inner Planets
    Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
    Outer Planets
    Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus. Neptune
    Picture Provided By:
    http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/155854main_solar-system-montage-browse.jpg
  • 4. Differences among Planets
    Inner Planets
    Mostly made up of rock and ice
    Outer Planets
    Made up of gases
    Also called ‘gas giants’
    Picture Provided By:
    http://blog.news-record.com/staff/joke/planets.jpg
  • 5. The Inner Planets
    Mercury
    Venus
    Earth
    Mars
    Picture Provided BY:
    http://163.153.62.5/faculty/tdashnaw/stusites/weblh/inner_planets_small_2.jpg
  • 6. Mercury
    Small and Rocky
    Closest planet to the Sun
    Has many craters
    Picture Provided By:
    http://ginacobb.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2008/01/16/mercury1.jpg
  • 7. Venus
    Small and Rocky
    Hottest surface temperature of the planets!
    Holds very strong winds
    Picture Provided by:
    http://downloadsoftwarestore.com/software_images/29/99/00069929/Planet_Venus_3D_Screensaver-screenshot.jpg
  • 8. Earth
    Largest planet of the Inner planets
    Only planet that sustains life
    Is 4.5 billion years old!
    71% of Earth is covered in water
    Picture Provided by:
    http://www.gitma.org/earth.jpg
  • 9. Mars
    Small, rocky planet
    Cold & lifeless
    Very strong winds
    Past evidence of water on the surface
    Possibility of life in the past?
    Picture Provided by:
    http://www.enjoyfrance.com/images/stories/world/tech/mars-planet-water-nasa.jpg
  • 10. The Outer Planets
    Jupiter
    Saturn
    Uranus
    Neptune
    Picture Provided by:
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_sT1l1YW6KB0/S8Ez2drGY6I/AAAAAAAAAdg/tYLuswxMw6M/s1600/outer_planets_small_2.jpg
  • 11. Jupiter
    Giant gas planet
    Largest planet in our solar system
    Would take 1,000 Earths to create 1 Jupiter!
    Has 16 moons
    Known for it’s giant red spot
    Picture Provided by:
    http://www.solarspace.co.uk/PlanetPics/Jupiter/jupiter.jpg
  • 12. Saturn
    A gas giant
    Saturn is known for it’s visible ring
    Has the most moons a total of 18!
  • 13. Uranus
    Gas giant
    Spins differently than the other planets
    Rotates sideways
    15 moons
    Picture Provided by:
    http://www.solstation.com/solsys/uranus2.jpg
  • 14. Neptune
    Gas giant
    Farthest planet from the Sun
    Has 8 moons
    Picture Provided by:
    http://www.spacetoday.org/images/SolSys/Neptune/NeptuneLargeBlueBall.jpg
  • 15. The END
    Now you know about Our Solar System, THE MILKY WAY
    There are 8 planets
    4 inner planets
    4 outer planets
    Astronauts continue to study our galaxy today for new discoveries within our universe
  • 16. Works CitedCited:
    Background Photo:
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap050804.html
    Buzz LightYear Photo:
    http://pixarwallpapers.blogspot.com/2010/05/buzz-lightyear.html
    Information Provided by:
    http://www.kids.nineplanets.org/general2.htm