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Title: Planets on Parade


1
Planets on Parade
  • Our Solar System
  • Presented by
  • Lisa Haws

2
How many planets are in our solar system?
  • Mercury
  • Jupiter
  • Venus
  • Saturn
  • Earth
  • Uranus
  • Mars
  • Neptune
  • Pluto

3
The Sun
  • Biggest star in the Solar System
  • Gives heat and light to every planet in our solar
    system
  • If you could drive to the sun in your family car,
    it would take 150 years to get there!

4
Mercury
  • Closest to the sun
  • After Pluto, the smallest planet
  • One day on Mercury is 59 Earth days!

5
Venus
  • Second planet from the sun
  • Called the Morning Star or the Evening Star
  • One of Earths neighbors

6
Earth
  • Third planet from the sun
  • One moon
  • Only planet where we know there is life!

7
Mars
  • The Red Planet
  • Named after the Roman god of war
  • Very cold!

8
Jupiter
  • Largest planet in our solar system
  • Made of whirling gases
  • Home of the Great Red Spot

9
Saturn
  • Beautiful rings made of ice, rock and dust
  • 22 moons
  • Made of gas so light it floats!

10
Uranus
  • Tipped on its side
  • 15 moons and 10 rings
  • Smaller than Saturn and Jupiter

11
Neptune
  • A stormy, windy planet
  • Faint rings and eight moons
  • Very cloudy

12
Pluto
  • Smallest planet
  • Hard, rocky and icy
  • Trades places with Neptune

13
Asteroid Belt
  • Between Mars and Jupiter
  • Chunks of rocks circling the sun
  • Separates rocky planets from gas planets

14
What would you like to do now?
  • Take the quiz.
  • Watch the presentation again.
  • 3. Quit this presentation

15
1. Why is the sun important?
  • It is the biggest planet in our solar system.
  • It is the biggest star in our solar system.
  • It gives heat and light to every planet in
  • our solar system.
  • It makes our solar system pretty.

16
That is correct!Good job!
17
2. How many moons does the Earth
have?
  • It has two moons.
  • It has no moons.
  • It has one moon.
  • It has three moons.

18
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19
3. Which planet is the largest one in our Solar
System?
  • The sun.
  • Mars.
  • Jupiter.
  • Mercury.

20
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21
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  • Try again

22
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