The Planets   Prepared by: Elizabeth KraemerNon-linear slide show (MS PowerPoint)             April 5, 2001      Updated S...
Table of Contents   Mercury      Saturn   Venus        Uranus   Earth        Neptune   Mars         Pluto   Jupiter
Table of Contents   Mercury      Saturn   Venus        Uranus   Earth        Neptune   Mars         Pluto   Jupiter
Mercury Closest to the Sun  – 58,000,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 88 Earth days  – ¼ of the Earth’s orbit
Venus 2nd Planet from the Sun   – 108,000,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 225 Earth Days   – 2/3 of Earth’s Orb...
Earth 3rd Planet from the Sun   – 149,600,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 365 Earth Days   – 365 days = 1 year
Quiz   Which planet is closest to Earth?   a) Mercury   b) Venus   c) Pluto   d) Jupiter
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Mars 4th Planet from the Sun   – 227,940,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun in every 687 Earth Days   – almost 2 Earth y...
Quiz   How long does it take Mars to orbit the Sun?   a) 1 year   b) 2 years   c) 3 years   d) Mars doesn’t orbit the...
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Jupiter 5th Planet from the Sun   – 778,330 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 4333 Earth Days   – 9 times the Ear...
Saturn 6th Planet from the Sun   – 1,429 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 10,759 Earth Days   – 29 times the Ear...
Uranus 7th Planet from the Sun   – 2,870 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 30,685 Earth Days   – 84 times the Ear...
Neptune 8th Planet from the Sun   – 4,504 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 60,100 Earth Days   – 164 times the E...
Quiz   What planet is the farthest from the Sun?   a) Saturn   b) Neptune   c) Jupiter   d) Earth
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QuizThe closer a planet is from the sun, the lesstime it takes to orbit the sun.                  True or False
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Pluto 9th Planet from the Sun  – 5,913 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun in 90,800 Earth Days  – 284 times the Earth’s ...
QuizThere are (9) nine planets in ourSolar System.                True or False
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……You are a child of the universe,no less than the trees and the stars;you have a right to be here.And whether or not it i...
Resources                 updated 17 September 2012 NASA. Solar System Exploration, “What We Explore:  Science Questions....
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  1. 1. The Planets Prepared by: Elizabeth KraemerNon-linear slide show (MS PowerPoint) April 5, 2001 Updated September 15, 2012
  2. 2. Table of Contents Mercury  Saturn Venus  Uranus Earth  Neptune Mars  Pluto Jupiter
  3. 3. Table of Contents Mercury  Saturn Venus  Uranus Earth  Neptune Mars  Pluto Jupiter
  4. 4. Mercury Closest to the Sun – 58,000,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 88 Earth days – ¼ of the Earth’s orbit
  5. 5. Venus 2nd Planet from the Sun – 108,000,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 225 Earth Days – 2/3 of Earth’s Orbital Period
  6. 6. Earth 3rd Planet from the Sun – 149,600,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 365 Earth Days – 365 days = 1 year
  7. 7. Quiz Which planet is closest to Earth? a) Mercury b) Venus c) Pluto d) Jupiter
  8. 8. NiceJob!
  9. 9. TryAgain!
  10. 10. Mars 4th Planet from the Sun – 227,940,000 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun in every 687 Earth Days – almost 2 Earth years to Orbit the Sun
  11. 11. Quiz How long does it take Mars to orbit the Sun? a) 1 year b) 2 years c) 3 years d) Mars doesn’t orbit the sun
  12. 12. NiceJob!
  13. 13. TryAgain!
  14. 14. Jupiter 5th Planet from the Sun – 778,330 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 4333 Earth Days – 9 times the Earth’s Orbital Period – It takes 9 years to orbit the Sun
  15. 15. Saturn 6th Planet from the Sun – 1,429 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 10,759 Earth Days – 29 times the Earth’s Orbital Period – It takes 29 years to orbit the Sun
  16. 16. Uranus 7th Planet from the Sun – 2,870 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 30,685 Earth Days – 84 times the Earth’s Orbital Period – It takes 84 years to orbit the Sun
  17. 17. Neptune 8th Planet from the Sun – 4,504 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun every 60,100 Earth Days – 164 times the Earth’s Orbital Period – It takes 164 years to orbit the Sun
  18. 18. Quiz What planet is the farthest from the Sun? a) Saturn b) Neptune c) Jupiter d) Earth
  19. 19. NiceJob!
  20. 20. TryAgain!
  21. 21. QuizThe closer a planet is from the sun, the lesstime it takes to orbit the sun. True or False
  22. 22. NiceJob!
  23. 23. TryAgain!
  24. 24. Pluto 9th Planet from the Sun – 5,913 103 km from the Sun Orbits the Sun in 90,800 Earth Days – 284 times the Earth’s Orbital Period – It takes 284 years to orbit the Sun
  25. 25. QuizThere are (9) nine planets in ourSolar System. True or False
  26. 26. NiceJob!
  27. 27. Are you sure?
  28. 28. ……You are a child of the universe,no less than the trees and the stars;you have a right to be here.And whether or not it is clear to you,no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. Excerpt from “Desiderata” by Max Ehrmann
  29. 29. Resources updated 17 September 2012 NASA. Solar System Exploration, “What We Explore: Science Questions.” accessed 17 September 2012, <https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/educ/whatweexp lore-sq.cfm> All Poetry. “Desiderata - Words for Life by Max Ehrmann,” accessed 17 September 2012, http://allpoetry.com/poem/8574007- Desiderata_-_Words_for_Life-by-Max_Ehrmann Yahoo Images, accessed 17 September 2012, <http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/imag es>
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