Mercury and Venus<br />By Sarah Davenport<br />
Mercury<br />Mercury is the closest <br />planet to the sun.<br />It is the eighth largest <br />planet in our <br />
Mercury<br />The temperatures on Mercury range 	from 238⁰ - 698⁰ Fahrenheit <br />Which part of the planet <br />is cold? ...
Most of Mercury’s surface is full of craters. Other parts of the planet have smooth plains. <br />Can you think of another...
Mercury<br />Mercury’s major feature is the Caloris Basin! <br />The Caloris Basin is 1300 km in diameter.<br />
Venus<br />Venus is the second planet <br />closest to the sun.<br /><ul><li>It is Earth’s neighbor!</li></li></ul><li>Ven...
It also has similar qualities as Earth, </li></ul>so it is sometimes nicknamed the Earth’s twin!<br />Earth<br />Venus<br />
Venus<br />The temperature on Venus <br />can reach 900⁰F<br />This makes it the hottest planet<br /> in our solar system!...
Venus<br />The surface on Venus is covered with impenetrable clouds. <br />These clouds are <br />made up of <br />carbon ...
Venus<br />Venus is different from the other planets because it turns clockwise in its orbit! <br />It also rotates on its...
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Mercury and venus lesson

  1. 1. Mercury and Venus<br />By Sarah Davenport<br />
  2. 2. Mercury<br />Mercury is the closest <br />planet to the sun.<br />It is the eighth largest <br />planet in our <br />
  3. 3. Mercury<br />The temperatures on Mercury range from 238⁰ - 698⁰ Fahrenheit <br />Which part of the planet <br />is cold? Which is hot?<br />
  4. 4. Most of Mercury’s surface is full of craters. Other parts of the planet have smooth plains. <br />Can you think of another part of the solar system that looks like Mercury’s surface?<br />
  5. 5. Mercury<br />Mercury’s major feature is the Caloris Basin! <br />The Caloris Basin is 1300 km in diameter.<br />
  6. 6. Venus<br />Venus is the second planet <br />closest to the sun.<br /><ul><li>It is Earth’s neighbor!</li></li></ul><li>Venus<br /><ul><li>Venus is about the same size as Earth!
  7. 7. It also has similar qualities as Earth, </li></ul>so it is sometimes nicknamed the Earth’s twin!<br />Earth<br />Venus<br />
  8. 8. Venus<br />The temperature on Venus <br />can reach 900⁰F<br />This makes it the hottest planet<br /> in our solar system!<br />Venus is also the brightest planet <br />in our solar system.<br />
  9. 9. Venus<br />The surface on Venus is covered with impenetrable clouds. <br />These clouds are <br />made up of <br />carbon dioxide and <br />sulfur compounds.<br />Venus Express Probe taking <br />pictures of the surface of Venus!<br />
  10. 10. Venus<br />Venus is different from the other planets because it turns clockwise in its orbit! <br />It also rotates on its axis extremely slow because of the clouds and a few other reasons. <br />

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