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The Solar System
The Solar System
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The Solar System

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This is a powerpoint created to inform people about the Solar System and planets.

This is a powerpoint created to inform people about the Solar System and planets.

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  • 1. The Solar System<br />By: Allison Minor<br />
  • 2. 8 planets<br />At least 3 dwarf planets<br />130 + satellites<br />Solar System is mostly empty space <br />Fast Facts!<br />
  • 3. Largest object in Solar System<br />A star<br />Planets orbit (revolve around) the sun<br />The Sun<br />
  • 4. Closest to the Sun<br />Smallest planet<br />Has been traveled to twice<br />Mercury<br />
  • 5. Second from the Sun<br />Sixth largest planet<br />Brightest planet<br />Known as Earth’s sister planet<br />Was once thought to hold life<br />Venus<br />
  • 6. Fifth largest planet<br />Our planet<br />Most dense <br />“Young”<br />One Moon, “The Moon”<br />Earth<br />
  • 7. Seventh largest planet<br />Fourth from the Sun<br />Known as the “Red Planet” <br />Cannot produce “Greenhouse Effect” for living<br />2 moons<br />Mars<br />
  • 8. Largest planet<br />Fifth from the Sun<br />2x as big as the other planets<br />Gas planet<br />Great Red Spot is similar to a hurricane on Earth<br />4 moons<br />Jupiter<br />
  • 9. Second largest planet<br />Sixth from the Sun<br />Least dense<br />Many rings which are made of water ice and rocky particles<br />Saturn<br />
  • 10. Third largest planet<br />Seventh from the Sun<br />First planet discovered<br />Visited once<br />Made of rock and ice<br />Many dark rings made of dust<br />Uranus<br />
  • 11. Fourth largest planet<br />Farthest from the Sun<br />Gas planet<br />Fastest winds in Solar System (2000 km/hr)<br />Dark rings made of unknowns<br />Neptune<br />
  • 12. Until 2006, the dwarf planet, Pluto, was actually considered a planet. <br />Did You Know?<br />
  • 13. Information and Pictures:<br />http://www.nineplanets.org/nineplanets.html#toc<br />Music: <br />Song: “Year of the Comet” <br />Artist/Composer: Darren Baker<br />http://www.archive.org/details/YearOfTheComet<br />Sources<br />

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