The Solar System<br />By: Allison Minor<br />
8 planets<br />At least 3 dwarf planets<br />130 + satellites<br />Solar System is mostly empty space <br />Fast Facts!<br />
Largest object in Solar System<br />A star<br />Planets orbit (revolve around) the sun<br />The Sun<br />
Closest to the Sun<br />Smallest planet<br />Has been traveled to twice<br />Mercury<br />
Second from the Sun<br />Sixth largest planet<br />Brightest planet<br />Known as Earth’s sister planet<br />Was once thou...
Fifth largest planet<br />Our planet<br />Most dense <br />“Young”<br />One Moon, “The Moon”<br />Earth<br />
Seventh largest planet<br />Fourth from the Sun<br />Known as the “Red Planet” <br />Cannot produce “Greenhouse Effect” fo...
Largest planet<br />Fifth from the Sun<br />2x as big as the other planets<br />Gas planet<br />Great Red Spot is similar ...
Second largest planet<br />Sixth from the Sun<br />Least dense<br />Many rings which are made of water ice and rocky parti...
Third largest planet<br />Seventh from the Sun<br />First planet discovered<br />Visited once<br />Made of rock and ice<br...
Fourth largest planet<br />Farthest from the Sun<br />Gas planet<br />Fastest winds in Solar System (2000 km/hr)<br />Dark...
Until 2006, the dwarf planet, Pluto, was actually considered a planet. <br />Did You Know?<br />
Information and Pictures:<br />http://www.nineplanets.org/nineplanets.html#toc<br />Music:	<br />Song: “Year of the Comet”...
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The Solar System

  1. 1. The Solar System<br />By: Allison Minor<br />
  2. 2. 8 planets<br />At least 3 dwarf planets<br />130 + satellites<br />Solar System is mostly empty space <br />Fast Facts!<br />
  3. 3. Largest object in Solar System<br />A star<br />Planets orbit (revolve around) the sun<br />The Sun<br />
  4. 4. Closest to the Sun<br />Smallest planet<br />Has been traveled to twice<br />Mercury<br />
  5. 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. 6. Fifth largest planet<br />Our planet<br />Most dense <br />“Young”<br />One Moon, “The Moon”<br />Earth<br />
  7. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 12. Until 2006, the dwarf planet, Pluto, was actually considered a planet. <br />Did You Know?<br />
  13. 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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