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To infinity and beyond!


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Annie Kujala
EDU 290

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To infinity and beyond!

  1. 1. TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!A Look Into Our Solar System<br />By: Annie Kujala<br />EDU 290<br />
  2. 2. Our Galaxy<br />We live in the MILKY WAY GALAXY<br />There are 8 planets in our Solar system<br />All planets orbit <br /> around the SUN <br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  3. 3. About the Planets..<br />8 planets are grouped into two categories:<br />Inner Planets<br />Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars<br />Outer Planets<br />Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus. Neptune<br />Picture Provided By:<br /><br />
  4. 4. Differences among Planets<br />Inner Planets<br />Mostly made up of rock and ice <br />Outer Planets<br />Made up of gases<br />Also called ‘gas giants’<br />Picture Provided By:<br /><br />
  5. 5. The Inner Planets <br />Mercury<br />Venus<br />Earth <br />Mars <br /> Picture Provided BY:<br /><br />
  6. 6. Mercury<br />Small and Rocky<br />Closest planet to the Sun <br />Has many craters <br />Picture Provided By:<br /><br />
  7. 7. Venus<br />Small and Rocky<br />Hottest surface temperature of the planets!<br />Holds very strong winds <br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  8. 8. Earth<br />Largest planet of the Inner planets<br />Only planet that sustains life <br />Is 4.5 billion years old!<br />71% of Earth is covered in water<br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  9. 9. Mars<br />Small, rocky planet<br />Cold & lifeless<br />Very strong winds<br />Past evidence of water on the surface<br />Possibility of life in the past?<br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  10. 10. The Outer Planets<br />Jupiter<br />Saturn<br />Uranus<br />Neptune<br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  11. 11. Jupiter<br />Giant gas planet <br />Largest planet in our solar system<br />Would take 1,000 Earths to create 1 Jupiter! <br />Has 16 moons <br />Known for it’s giant red spot<br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  12. 12. Saturn<br />A gas giant <br />Saturn is known for it’s visible ring<br />Has the most moons a total of 18!<br />
  13. 13. Uranus<br />Gas giant<br />Spins differently than the other planets <br />Rotates sideways <br />15 moons <br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  14. 14. Neptune<br />Gas giant <br />Farthest planet from the Sun<br />Has 8 moons <br />Picture Provided by:<br /><br />
  15. 15. The END <br />Now you know about Our Solar System, THE MILKY WAY<br />There are 8 planets<br />4 inner planets <br />4 outer planets <br />Astronauts continue to study our galaxy today for new discoveries within our universe <br />
  16. 16. Works CitedCited:<br />Background Photo:<br /><br />Buzz LightYear Photo:<br /><br />Information Provided by:<br /><br />