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Our Solar System. By: Mrs. Ryan 1-24-04. The Solar System consists of:. The Sun Nine Planets Asteroids Comets. The Sun. The sun is the center of the Solar System It is the largest object, and is an incredible 98% of the solar system’s mass!

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Our solar system

Our Solar System

By: Mrs. Ryan

1-24-04


The solar system consists of

The Solar System consists of:

  • The Sun

  • Nine Planets

  • Asteroids

  • Comets


The sun

The Sun

  • The sun is the center of the Solar System

  • It is the largest object, and is an incredible 98% of the solar system’s mass!

  • The temperature of the sun is 11,000 degrees Fahrenheit

  • You could fit 1.3 million Earth’s inside the sun!


There are 2 parts to our solar system

There are 2 parts to our Solar System


The inner solar system

TheInner Solar System

  • Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars

  • These planets orbit very close to the sun.


The outer solar system

The Outer Solar System

  • Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto

  • These planets orbit far from the sun.


Comets and asteroids

Comets and Asteroids

  • Asteroids:

    • Made up of rocky and metallic material.

    • Is material left over from the formation of other planets.

  • Comets:

    • Made up of frozen gas and ice.

    • Orbit all throughout space.


Comprehension questions

Comprehension Questions

1. What does the Solar System consist of?

2. What are the 2 parts of the Solar System?

3. What is the temperature of the sun?

4. What is an Asteroid made up of?

5. What is a Comet made up of?


Works cited

Solar System Poster

www.manitobamuseum.mb.ca

Solar System

Views of the Solar System

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm

Asteroid and Comet Information

Orbits

http://astron.berkeley.edu

Solar System

German Town

www.germantown.k12.il.us

Sun

The Nine Planets

http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets

Solar System Facts

Manitoba Museum

www.manitobamuseum.mb.ca

Solar System

Views of the Solar System

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm

Asteroid and Comet Information

Planets in General

www.evangelical-anjar.org

Map of the Solar System

Works Cited


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