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The Solar System

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The Solar System

  1. 1. THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  2. 2. 2 THE SOLAR SYSTEM
  3. 3. 3 THE SOLAR SYSTEM 1. Look at the picture. Read the text and complete it with these words: galaxy gas gravity satellite solar system stars
  4. 4. 4 THE SOLAR SYSTEM A _____ is an enormous group of stars, gas and other material. In the universe, there are billions of galaxies. Our galaxy is called the Milky Way. It consists of billions of _____ - enormous balls of hydrogen and helium and other types of _____. The Sun is a relatively small star.
  5. 5. 5 THE SOLAR SYSTEM In our _____, there are eight planets. Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. The Earth is between Venus and Mars. Satellites are objects which move around a planet. Saturn has more than 60. The Earth has only one natural _____: the Moon.
  6. 6. 6 THE SOLAR SYSTEM All objects have a force that pulls them towards each other. This force is called _____. The Earth’s gravity pulls people and objects towards the centre of the planet. Gravity also causes the planets to orbit the Sun.
  7. 7. 7 THE SOLAR SYSTEM 2. Find the names of each of the following in the text. 1. A star: _____. 2. A galaxy: _____. 3. Four planets: ____, ____ ,____ ,____. 4. Two gases: _____, _____. 5. A satellite: _____.
  8. 8. 8 THE SOLAR SYSTEM 3. Look at the picture of the Solar System. Name: 1. The smallest planet: _____. 2. The planet furthest from the Sun: _____. 3. The planet closest to the Earth: _____.
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  10. 10. 10 THE SOLAR SYSTEM 2. Find the names of each of the following in the text. 1. A star: THE SUN. 2. A galaxy: THE MILKY WAY. 3. Four planets: MERCURY, SATURN,URANUS, VENUS. 4. Two gases: HYDROGEN, HELIUM. 5. A satellite: THE MOON. 3. Look at the picture of the Solar System. Name: 1. The smallest planet: MERCURY. 2. The planet furthest from the Sun: NEPTUNE. 3. The planet closest to the Earth: VENUS.
  11. 11. 11 THE SOLAR SYSTEM PRESENTATION MADE BY Conchi Murillo Vera 2017

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