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Introduction Solar System Power Point for elementary students by Kristin Ballew

Introduction Solar System Power Point for elementary students by Kristin Ballew

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    • The Solar System
      The Sun, Planets, And Our Moon
    • Our Solar System
      Today we will learn about:
      The Sun
      The 8 Planets
      One Dwarf Planet
      The Earth’s Moon
    • Important words
      Orbit – The time is takes a planet to go around the Sun.
      Revolution – The time is takes a planet to spin (rotate) around one time.
      Axis – The imaginary line through the center of a planet, that a planet rotates around.
    • The Sun
    • Is a Star in the Milky Way Galaxy
      The Sun is at the Center of our Solar System
      All planets, their moons, comet, and Asteroids all orbit the Sun
      The Sun is 10,000 degrees F
      109 times the size of the Earth
    • Mercury
    • 1st planet and closet to the Sun
      Orbits the sun every 88 days
      Makes one Revolution every 59 days
      Has no moons
    • Venus
    • 2nd Planet from the Sun
      Called Earth’s “twin” because they are so similar in size.
      Orbits the Sun every 225 days
      Make one Revolution every 243 days
      Has no moons
    • Earth
    • 3rd Planet from the Sun
      Orbits the Sun every 365 days
      Makes one Revolution every 24 hours
      Earth is the only planet in the solar system with life on it
      Is made of 71% water
      Has one moon
    • The Moon
    • Orbits the Earth every 27 hours
      Makes one Revolution every 29 days
      The Dark spots are called Maria
      The rest of the moon that is light grey is called the highlands
    • Mars
    • 4th planet form the Sun
      Orbits the Sun every 687 days
      Makes one revolution every 24hrs. 39 min., and 35 sec.
      Has Two moons
    • Jupiter
    • 5th Planet from the Sun
      Orbits the Sun every 12 years
      Makes one revolution every 9 hours
      Is the Largest Planet
      Has 16 moons
      Has 3 thin rings around it
    • Saturn
    • 6th Planet from the Sun
      Orbits the Sun every 29 years
      Makes one revolution every 10hrs
      Is known for its seven bold rings
      Is the 2nd largest Planet
      Has 25 moons
    • Uranus
    • 7th Planet from the Sun
      Orbits the Sun every 84 years
      Makes one revolution every 17 hours
      Only Planet to rotate on its side
      Has rings
      Has 21 moons
    • Neptune
    • 8th planet from the Sun
      Orbits the Sun every 165 years
      Makes one revolution every 16 hours
      Has Rings
      Has 11 moons
    • Pluto
    • Used to be the 9th Planet from the Sun
      In 2006 it was decided that Pluto is actually what they now call a Dwarf Planet.
      Due to its size and Irregular orbit
      Orbits the Sun every 248 days
      Makes one revolution every 248 years
    • Sources
      All facts and pictures were provided by
      http://www.nasa.gov