The Solar System<br />Michelle Schwartz<br />EDU 290h<br />
Basic Facts<br /><ul><li> 8 planets
 All planets orbit the sun
 Over 4.6 billion years old</li></ul>http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/solarsystem.html<br />
The Sun<br /><ul><li> Gives off heat and light
 Contains 98% of the mass in the Solar System
 Medium sized star
 Center of Solar System</li></ul>http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/hnx/newslet/spring03/sun062clipart.jpg<br />
The Moon<br /><ul><li> Only part of space man has visited
Many craters
Moon rotates counterclockwise</li></ul>http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/m/o/moon/moon-001.jpg<br />
Mercury<br /><ul><li> Closest planet to the sun
 No moons
 88 days around the sun
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  • 8 planets…mercury, venus, earth, mars, jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune
  • All planets rotate around sun
  • West to east around earthCraters caused by meteor crashes
  • 58 million kilometers away from the sun
  • 108 million kilometers from sun
  • 75% water, 25% landMoon: luna150 million kilometers from the sun
  • Seasons are similar to the ones on earth, but much longerMoons: Deimos and Phobos228 million kilometers from the sun
  • Moons: Metis, Adrastea, Amalthea, Thebe, Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, Sinope, Leda, Himalia, Lysithea, Elara, Anke, Carme, Pasiphae780 million kilometers from the sun
  • 62 moons with orbits, 53 have names,1.4 billion kilometers from the sun
  • Moons: 27 known, 5 main ones Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, Oberon2.9 billion kilometers from sun
  • 4.5 billion kilometers from the sunLargest moon Triton…..some others are Nereid, proteus, naid, thalassa, despina, galatea, larissa
  • Used to be a planet, but is considered to small and is now a dwarf planet5.9 million kilometers from sunMoons: Charon, nix, hydra
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    1. 1. The Solar System<br />Michelle Schwartz<br />EDU 290h<br />
    2. 2. Basic Facts<br /><ul><li> 8 planets
    3. 3. All planets orbit the sun
    4. 4. Over 4.6 billion years old</li></ul>http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/solarsystem.html<br />
    5. 5. The Sun<br /><ul><li> Gives off heat and light
    6. 6. Contains 98% of the mass in the Solar System
    7. 7. Medium sized star
    8. 8. Center of Solar System</li></ul>http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/hnx/newslet/spring03/sun062clipart.jpg<br />
    9. 9. The Moon<br /><ul><li> Only part of space man has visited
    10. 10. Many craters
    11. 11. Moon rotates counterclockwise</li></ul>http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/m/o/moon/moon-001.jpg<br />
    12. 12. Mercury<br /><ul><li> Closest planet to the sun
    13. 13. No moons
    14. 14. 88 days around the sun
    15. 15. Mountains, craters, ridges, and valleys</li></ul>http://www.zamandayolculuk.com/cetinbal/AE/A-planet-mercury.gif<br />
    16. 16. Venus<br /><ul><li> 2nd planet from sun
    17. 17. Closest to the earth
    18. 18. Sister planet to earth
    19. 19. 225 days around the sun
    20. 20. No moons</li></ul>http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_eGy7N8oEjUI/Rbwo4i_yF-I/AAAAAAAAACY/N4AZy-FO3oU/s320/venus.jpg<br />
    21. 21. Earth<br /><ul><li> 3rd from the sun
    22. 22. 365 days around the sun
    23. 23. Covered mostly by water
    24. 24. 1 moon
    25. 25. Only planet people can live</li></li></ul><li>Mars<br /><ul><li> Red Planet
    26. 26. 4th from the sun
    27. 27. 687 days around the sun
    28. 28. Seasons
    29. 29. 2 moons</li></ul>http://www.hoax-slayer.com/images/mars.jpg<br />
    30. 30. Jupiter<br /><ul><li> Largest of all planets
    31. 31. 5thfrom the sun
    32. 32. 11.86 years around the sun
    33. 33. Brightest planet
    34. 34. 16 named moons</li></ul>http://www.heavens-above.com/images/jupiterPic1.jpg<br />
    35. 35. Saturn<br /><ul><li>2nd largest of all planets
    36. 36. 6th from the sun
    37. 37. 29.5 years around the sun
    38. 38. Rings around it
    39. 39. More then 50 moons</li></ul>http://cassowary.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/saturn_false.jpg<br />
    40. 40. Uranus<br /><ul><li> 7th planet from the sun
    41. 41. 84 years around the sun
    42. 42. Can be seen with the naked eye
    43. 43. 27 known moons</li></ul>http://astroyogisays.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/uranus.jpg<br />
    44. 44. Neptune<br /><ul><li> Similar in size to uranus
    45. 45. 8th planet from sun
    46. 46. 165 years around the sun
    47. 47. 13 known moons</li></ul>http://superkillerzombie.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/neptune.jpg<br />
    48. 48. Pluto<br /><ul><li> Dwarf Planet
    49. 49. 9th planet from sun
    50. 50. 248 years to complete an orbit around the sun
    51. 51. 3 moons</li></ul>http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/bigphotos/images/090311-pluto-planet-illinois_big.jpg<br />
    52. 52. http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/planets.html<br />http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm<br />Sources<br />

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