THE SOLAR SYSTEM
Carl Mageski
TODAY WE ARE GOING TO BE LEARNING ABOUT THE
SOLAR SYSTEM.
• What are some things you already know about the solar system?
...
THE SUN
• The Sun is the center of our solar system.
• The Sun is the largest object in our solar system.
• All of the pla...
MERCURY
• Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun.
• It is only a little bit bigger than the moon.
• Mercury is extremely...
VENUS
• Venus is the sister planet to Earth.
• Venus is almost the same size as Earth.
• It is the second planet away from...
EARTH
• Earth is the third planet from the Sun.
• It is the only planet that currently supports life.
• Earth is the plane...
MARS
• The fourth planet in our solar system is Mars, our moon is not a planet.
• Mars is called the red planet because of...
JUPITER
• Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system.
You could fit all of the planets inside it!
• Jupiter is made...
SATURN
• Saturn is the second largest planet in our solar system.
• You can tell Saturn from the other planets by its dist...
URANUS
• Uranus is the seventh planet in our solar system.
• Uranus is made up of gases but has a core made of rock.
Carl ...
NEPTUNE
• Smallest of the planets made of gas.
• Neptune is known for it’s very strong winds.
• Neptune is the eighth and ...
PLUTO
• Was considered a planet when I was your age.
• No longer considered a planet.
• Pluto is very small, smaller than ...
QUIZ
• What Planet is closest to the Sun?
• What Planet is called the red planet?
• What is the center of our Solar system...
RESOURCES
• Nasa, . Pluses from our Sun. 2013. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014.
<http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multi...
RESOURCES
• Nasa, . Jupiter Globe. 2012. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014.
<http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/...
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  1. 1. THE SOLAR SYSTEM Carl Mageski
  2. 2. TODAY WE ARE GOING TO BE LEARNING ABOUT THE SOLAR SYSTEM. • What are some things you already know about the solar system? • Please make sure you are paying attention because there will be a short quiz at the end! Carl Mageski
  3. 3. THE SUN • The Sun is the center of our solar system. • The Sun is the largest object in our solar system. • All of the planets in our solar system orbit the Sun. • The Sun is a yellow star. Carl Mageski
  4. 4. MERCURY • Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. • It is only a little bit bigger than the moon. • Mercury is extremely hot . Carl Mageski
  5. 5. VENUS • Venus is the sister planet to Earth. • Venus is almost the same size as Earth. • It is the second planet away from the Sun. Carl Mageski
  6. 6. EARTH • Earth is the third planet from the Sun. • It is the only planet that currently supports life. • Earth is the planet we live on. Carl Mageski
  7. 7. MARS • The fourth planet in our solar system is Mars, our moon is not a planet. • Mars is called the red planet because of the way its soil looks. • Scientists believe that there used to be water on the planet Mars. Carl Mageski
  8. 8. JUPITER • Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. You could fit all of the planets inside it! • Jupiter is made of gases. • Jupiter has a giant red spot. Carl Mageski
  9. 9. SATURN • Saturn is the second largest planet in our solar system. • You can tell Saturn from the other planets by its distinct rings. • Saturn is made of gases. • Saturn is the sixth planet in our solar system. Carl Mageski
  10. 10. URANUS • Uranus is the seventh planet in our solar system. • Uranus is made up of gases but has a core made of rock. Carl Mageski
  11. 11. NEPTUNE • Smallest of the planets made of gas. • Neptune is known for it’s very strong winds. • Neptune is the eighth and final planet in our solar system. Carl Mageski
  12. 12. PLUTO • Was considered a planet when I was your age. • No longer considered a planet. • Pluto is very small, smaller than the moon! • Made up of ice.
  13. 13. QUIZ • What Planet is closest to the Sun? • What Planet is called the red planet? • What is the center of our Solar system? • What planet is the only planet that currently supports life? • What planet is made of gases but also has a core made of rock? • What planet can you tell by its rings? • Is Pluto considered a planet? Carl Mageski
  14. 14. RESOURCES • Nasa, . Pluses from our Sun. 2013. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=18887>. • Nasa, . Mercury as Never Seen Before. 2008. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=7543>. • Nasa. Chasing Clouds on Venus . 2011. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=15023>. • Nasa, . Earth. 2012. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=9643>. • Nasa, . Mars by Mars Express. 2012. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=18949>. Carl Mageski
  15. 15. RESOURCES • Nasa, . Jupiter Globe. 2012. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=9523>. • Nasa, . Saturn by Voyager 1. 1980. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=13403>. • Nasa, . Uranus by Voyager 2. 1986. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=13583>. • Nasa, . Neptune. 1986. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=15663>. • Nasa, . Pluto System. 2006. Photograph. www.nasa.govWeb. 8 Jul 2014. <http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?Category=Planets&IM_ID=9983>. Carl Mageski

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