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This is a powerpoint presentation that I completed for EDU 290 in the Fall of 2009. The intent of the assingment was to create a lesson that could be used by a student that missed the classroom instruction.

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Planets

  1. 1. Lesson 6 October 17th Mrs. Matelski-5th Grade 1
  2. 2. Sun • Largest object in the solar system • 4.5 billon years old • Outer layer is 11,000 degrees F • Solar Systems only star 2
  3. 3. Mercury • Closest to the sun 3
  4. 4. Venus • Has no atmosphere • Very similar to Earth • Has no moons 4
  5. 5. Earth • Has one moon named Luna 5
  6. 6. Mars • A lot like the earth • Scientist believe at one time this planet had rivers, streams, lakes and even an ocean. • The only water on mars today is either frozen in the polar caps or underground. 6
  7. 7. Jupiter • At least 63 moons 7
  8. 8. Saturn • Rings are 169,800 miles wide • At least 34 moons 8
  9. 9. Uranus • Spins on its side ( unlike any other planet or moon) • Has 27 moons 9
  10. 10. Neptune • Has six rings that circle the planet • Discovered in 1846 • 13 known moons 10
  11. 11. • http://www.solarviews.com/eng/sun.htm • http://www.kidsastronomy.com/ 11

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