The Solar System
The Solar System• The Solar System is a collection of  planets, moons and stars.• Our Solar System has eight planets  that...
The Solar System• The Sun is the  center of the  Solar System.• The Sun is a star.
The Solar System• Mercury is the  closest planet to  the Sun.• It is small.• It is very hot.• It has no moons.
The Solar System• Venus is the  second closest  planet from the  Sun.• Venus is the  hottest planet.• It has no moon.
The Solar System• We live on the  Earth.• It is the third  planet from the  Sun.• The Earth has one  moon.
The Solar System• Mars is the  fourth planet  from the Sun.• Mars is red.• It has two tiny  moons.
The Solar System• Jupiter is the  fifth planet from  the Sun.• It is the biggest  planet in our Solar  System.• It has man...
The Solar System• Saturn is the  sixth planet from  the sun.• It has beautiful  rings made of ice  and rocks.• It has many...
The Solar System• Uranus is the  seventh planet  from the sun.• It is a light-blue  gas.• It has many  moons.
The Solar System• Neptune is the  eighth planet  from the sun.• It is a light-blue  gas.• It has many  moons.
The Solar System• Memory aid: My very excellent mother  just sent us newspapers.
The Solar System• Planet names:   – Mercury: Roman god of trade   – Venus: Roman goddess of love.   – Mars: Roman god of w...
The Solar System• Planet diameters and distances from the Sun.
The Solar System• The eight planets orbit the sun.
The Solar System• The time taken to orbit the sun  depends on the distance from the sun.
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The universe.unit6.theplanets.powerpoint

  1. 1. The Solar System
  2. 2. The Solar System• The Solar System is a collection of planets, moons and stars.• Our Solar System has eight planets that orbit the sun.
  3. 3. The Solar System• The Sun is the center of the Solar System.• The Sun is a star.
  4. 4. The Solar System• Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun.• It is small.• It is very hot.• It has no moons.
  5. 5. The Solar System• Venus is the second closest planet from the Sun.• Venus is the hottest planet.• It has no moon.
  6. 6. The Solar System• We live on the Earth.• It is the third planet from the Sun.• The Earth has one moon.
  7. 7. The Solar System• Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun.• Mars is red.• It has two tiny moons.
  8. 8. The Solar System• Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun.• It is the biggest planet in our Solar System.• It has many moons.
  9. 9. The Solar System• Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun.• It has beautiful rings made of ice and rocks.• It has many moons.
  10. 10. The Solar System• Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun.• It is a light-blue gas.• It has many moons.
  11. 11. The Solar System• Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun.• It is a light-blue gas.• It has many moons.
  12. 12. The Solar System• Memory aid: My very excellent mother just sent us newspapers.
  13. 13. The Solar System• Planet names: – Mercury: Roman god of trade – Venus: Roman goddess of love. – Mars: Roman god of war. – Jupiter: King of the Roman gods. – Saturn: Roman god of agriculture. – Uranus: Greek god of the sky. – Neptune: Roman god of the sea.
  14. 14. The Solar System• Planet diameters and distances from the Sun.
  15. 15. The Solar System• The eight planets orbit the sun.
  16. 16. The Solar System• The time taken to orbit the sun depends on the distance from the sun.

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