The Solar System

PLANETS

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  1. Planets of the Solar System | Videos for Kids
  2. FUN FACTS ABOUT PLANETS

  3. - There are 9 Planets that orbit around the Sun. This means that the Planets circle around the Sun. Some people consider that there are only 8 Planets as Pluto is known as a "dwarf" Planet [National Aeronautics and Space Administration. n.d]

  4. - In order of Planets closest to the Sun is Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto.

  5. - Each Planet rotates on its axis at different speeds which affects how long the days are and how fast it orbits around the sun. An axis is an imaginary line [National Aeronautics and Space Administration. n.d.]

  6. - Our very own Planet Earth in which we live on is apart of the Solar system and is the only Planet that has life on it.

  7. - Some Planets have moons and other Planets do not. The moons moves with the Planets as they orbit around the sun. Planet Earth has one moon and we see the moon at night time. Jupiter, the biggest Planet in the Solar System has 67 moons [National Aeronautics and Space Administration. n.d.]


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  9. PLANET MERCURY

  10. Mercury is the closest Planet to the Sun

  11. Mercury has a sunny side that gets very very hot and a dark side that gets very very cold [National Aeronautics and Space Administration. n.d.]

  12. PLANET VENUS

  13. Venus is the 2nd closest Planet to the Sun and it is the brightest Planet in the Solar System. It can even be seen during the day [National Aeronautics and Space Administration. n.d.]

  14. Venus is the hottest Planet in the Solar System

  15. PLANET EARTH

  16. Earth is the Planet that we live on and is the only planet that has life on it.

  17. Earth takes 365 1/4 days to orbit around the sun. That is why there is 365 days in 1 year. Every 4 years we have an extra day in the month of February which is how the 1/4 day is made up [National Aeronautics and Space Administration. n.d.]

  18. Earth is the only Planet with water on its surface

  19. PLANET MARS

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