2. Facts about MarsFacts about Mars
Fourth from the SunFourth from the Sun
It is an inner planetIt is an inner planet
4,218 miles across4,218 miles across
24 and a half hours a day24 and a half hours a day
687 Earth days for a year687 Earth days for a year
80 through negative 190 degrees80 through negative 190 degrees
3. Mar’s Moons and RingsMar’s Moons and Rings
Mars has no rings ,but it has two moonsMars has no rings ,but it has two moons
named Phobos and Deimos.They werenamed Phobos and Deimos.They were
discovered in 1877.discovered in 1877.
Demos means panic and Phobos meansDemos means panic and Phobos means
4. Physical CharacteristicsPhysical Characteristics
Red soil because rust in the dirtRed soil because rust in the dirt
MT. Olympus Mons is three times the bigger than MT.MT. Olympus Mons is three times the bigger than MT.
North pole and South pole like EarthNorth pole and South pole like Earth
Core is made of ironCore is made of iron
Water once flowed on the surface.Water once flowed on the surface.
Has an equatorHas an equator
Large cratersLarge craters
5. History about MarsHistory about Mars
Mars was first sightedMars was first sighted
in 1659.in 1659.
The first person toThe first person to
discover it was adiscover it was a
planet was namedplanet was named
Christian Huygens.Christian Huygens.
Romans named itRomans named it
after their god of warafter their god of war
because it remindedbecause it reminded
them about blood.them about blood.
6. Interesting FactsInteresting Facts
Sand stormsSand storms
Eight months to get to Mars from Earth.Eight months to get to Mars from Earth.
Has the biggest volcano that we know ofHas the biggest volcano that we know of
so far.so far.
Has a chance of life that scientist areHas a chance of life that scientist are
looking for.looking for.
12. History of EarthHistory of Earth
• Earth is the only planet with nature
• Earth is the only planet people can live on
• Earth is the 3rd planet from the sun
13. INTERESTING FACS ABOUTINTERESTING FACS ABOUT
• EARTH HAS A LOT OF GRAVITY
• THE MOON ORBITS EARTH AND
EARTH ORBITS THE SUN
• EARTH HAS MANY DIFFERENT KINDS
• EARTH HAS 7 BIG CONTINENTS
16. Fun factsFun facts
First outer planetFirst outer planet
Diameter 483,600,000 milesDiameter 483,600,000 miles
One day equals ten Earth daysOne day equals ten Earth days
Year is 12 Earth yearsYear is 12 Earth years
high Temperature 6,000° Fhigh Temperature 6,000° F
Low temperature 235° FLow temperature 235° F
17. Moons and ringsMoons and rings
One ring = rocks and dustOne ring = rocks and dust
63 moons63 moons
3 biggest moons Europa, Callisto and3 biggest moons Europa, Callisto and
One ringOne ring
19. History of planetHistory of planet
Named after roman god ZeusNamed after roman god Zeus
The planet was first sighted inThe planet was first sighted in
ancient timesancient times
20. Interesting factsInteresting facts
Bigger than all planets togetherBigger than all planets together
Jupiter travels around sun averageJupiter travels around sun average
483 million miles per hour483 million miles per hour
More than 1,300 Earths can fit insideMore than 1,300 Earths can fit inside
Red dot more then 300 years oldRed dot more then 300 years old
23. Fast FactsFast Facts
Pluto is the ninth planet in the solar systemPluto is the ninth planet in the solar system
Is an outer planetIs an outer planet
1,417 million miles wide1,417 million miles wide
3,673 million miles from the sun3,673 million miles from the sun
6 Earth days = 1 Pluto day6 Earth days = 1 Pluto day
248 Earth years = 1 Pluto year248 Earth years = 1 Pluto year
Pluto's high and low temperature high= -210 lowPluto's high and low temperature high= -210 low
= -235= -235
24. Pluto's MoonsPluto's Moons
Pluto has 5 moons:Pluto has 5 moons:
Hydra and s/2005p1. s/2005p2.Hydra and s/2005p1. s/2005p2.
Charon is Pluto's biggest moon.Charon is Pluto's biggest moon.
26. History of the PlanetHistory of the Planet
►Pluto was first sighted in 1930Pluto was first sighted in 1930
►The person who discovered it was ClydeThe person who discovered it was Clyde
►Pluto was first considered a dwarf planet inPluto was first considered a dwarf planet in
2006 because it is about same size as2006 because it is about same size as
some comets.some comets.
27. Interesting FactsInteresting Facts
• A spacecraft is going to land on Pluto inA spacecraft is going to land on Pluto in
• From Earth, Pluto looks like a fuzzy ball.From Earth, Pluto looks like a fuzzy ball.
• Every 248 Earth years Pluto moves intoEvery 248 Earth years Pluto moves into
Neptune's obit for 20 years. During thatNeptune's obit for 20 years. During that
time Neptune is the farthest planet fromtime Neptune is the farthest planet from
the sun.the sun.
• They might reconsider Pluto as a planet!They might reconsider Pluto as a planet!
Adamsom, Thomas.Adamsom, Thomas. Pluto a Dwarf PlanetPluto a Dwarf Planet. 2008. 2008
Farndon, John.Farndon, John. The Encyclopedia of Awesome SpaceThe Encyclopedia of Awesome Space. 2001. 2001
Lanandau, Elaine.Lanandau, Elaine. Beyond PlutoBeyond Pluto. 2008. 2008
Vogt, Gregory.Vogt, Gregory. PlutoPluto. 2000. 2000
PlutoPluto. Pebblego. Online.. Pebblego. Online.
PlutoPluto. Britannica school. Online.. Britannica school. Online.
30. Fast FactsFast Facts
planet from the sunplanet from the sun
Inner planetInner planet
7,500 miles =diameter7,500 miles =diameter
68 million miles68 million miles
A day on Venus is 243 Earth daysA day on Venus is 243 Earth days
A year on Venus is 225 Earth daysA year on Venus is 225 Earth days
Temperature high=900°FTemperature high=900°F
Temperature low=average temperatureTemperature low=average temperature
32. History of VenusHistory of Venus
Sighted close up in 1962Sighted close up in 1962
Named after Roman goddess of love,Named after Roman goddess of love,
beauty and spring timebeauty and spring time
Nobody really knows who sightedNobody really knows who sighted
Venus firstVenus first
33. Interesting factsInteresting facts
Is slightly smaller thanIs slightly smaller than
Don’t need a telescope toDon’t need a telescope to
see Venussee Venus
Has no liquid on groundHas no liquid on ground
Orbits the sun in a nearlyOrbits the sun in a nearly
perfect circleperfect circle
No moons or ringsNo moons or rings
Sometimes is calledSometimes is called
evening star or morningevening star or morning
Rotates from east to westRotates from east to west
• Bacon, Francis.Bacon, Francis. Our Place in SpaceOur Place in Space. 2003.. 2003.
• Branly, Franklyn.Branly, Franklyn. The Planets of the Solar System.The Planets of the Solar System. 1981.1981.
• Hawkes, Nigel.Hawkes, Nigel. Mysteries of the Universe.Mysteries of the Universe. 1995.1995.
• Juntor, Myorrow.Juntor, Myorrow. Venus.Venus. 1992.1992.
• Simon, Seymour.Simon, Seymour. Our Solar SystemOur Solar System. 1992.. 1992.
• ““Venus”. Science Kids. Online.Venus”. Science Kids. Online.
• ““Venus”. Britannica. Online.Venus”. Britannica. Online.
• ““Venus”. Pebble Go. Online.Venus”. Pebble Go. Online.
• ““Venus”. Windows to the Universe. Online.Venus”. Windows to the Universe. Online.
• ““Venus Fact Sheet”. NASA. Online.Venus Fact Sheet”. NASA. Online.
36. Fast factsFast facts
Saturn is the second biggest planet inSaturn is the second biggest planet in
our solar systemour solar system
Outer planetOuter planet
74,900 miles wide74,900 miles wide
884,298,000 miles from the sun884,298,000 miles from the sun
Sixth planet from the sunSixth planet from the sun
One Saturn day = 10 Earth hours andOne Saturn day = 10 Earth hours and
45 min45 min
29 Earth years and 6 months29 Earth years and 6 months
37. Rings and moons of SaturnRings and moons of Saturn
39. History of SaturnHistory of Saturn
Saturn was named after the ancientSaturn was named after the ancient
Roman god of agricultureRoman god of agriculture
Saturn was the first known planetSaturn was the first known planet
40. Interesting FactsInteresting Facts
It has 62 moonsIt has 62 moons
It is 74,900 miles wideIt is 74,900 miles wide
Saturn is 9 times larger than EarthSaturn is 9 times larger than Earth
Gas giantGas giant
Made of mostly gasesMade of mostly gases
29 Earth years to complete orbit29 Earth years to complete orbit
Takes 11 hours to complete one rotationTakes 11 hours to complete one rotation
outer planetouter planet
43. Fast FactsFast Facts
Six planet from sun.Six planet from sun.
Saturn does not have a solidSaturn does not have a solid
One Saturn year takes 29.6One Saturn year takes 29.6
Earth daysEarth days
Saturn’s core is mostly madeSaturn’s core is mostly made
out of rock and iceout of rock and ice
44. Moon and RingsMoon and Rings
Has 7 rings.Has 7 rings.
Mimas looks like theMimas looks like the
death star in stardeath star in star
Some of Saturn’sSome of Saturn’s
moons are namedmoons are named
Saturn has 62 moons.Saturn has 62 moons.
45. Physical CharacteristicsPhysical Characteristics
Some pieces of Saturn‘s rings are asSome pieces of Saturn‘s rings are as
tiny as a finger nail while others are astiny as a finger nail while others are as
big as a school bus.big as a school bus.
Mostly made of liquid and gas.Mostly made of liquid and gas.
46. History Of SaturnHistory Of Saturn
• Named after roman god of farming (god’s name
• The day of the week ‘’Saturday’’ was named
47. Interesting Facts
• Saturn makes one rotation
around the sun every 29 years
and 6 months.
• 9 times bigger than Earth.
• Has a blue spot on the bottom
49. The Red PlanetThe Red Planet
By Isabelle, Madoc and AislynBy Isabelle, Madoc and Aislyn
50. Did You Know…Did You Know…
planet from the Sunplanet from the Sun
inner planetinner planet
6,800 kilometers in diameter6,800 kilometers in diameter
Approximately 140 million miles from the sunApproximately 140 million miles from the sun
Day is 24 and a half Earth hoursDay is 24 and a half Earth hours
Year is 687 Earth daysYear is 687 Earth days
Temperature is between 28Temperature is between 28°F°F to 118to 118°F°F
51. The Moons Of MarsThe Moons Of Mars
Mars has two moons.Mars has two moons.
They are called Phobos and Deimos.They are called Phobos and Deimos.
A fact about Phobos is that Phobos orbits MarsA fact about Phobos is that Phobos orbits Mars
about 3 times every 24 hours.about 3 times every 24 hours.
52. Physical CharacteristicsPhysical Characteristics
Cold, dusty, rocky and a windy placeCold, dusty, rocky and a windy place
Thin atmosphereThin atmosphere
A lot of dust stormsA lot of dust storms
Has white polar capsHas white polar caps
Mars has channels that look like dry riverbedsMars has channels that look like dry riverbeds
53. History Of MarsHistory Of Mars
The year Mars was first sighted was the yearThe year Mars was first sighted was the year
People don’t know who exactly discovered Mars.People don’t know who exactly discovered Mars.
Mars was named after the Roman god of war.Mars was named after the Roman god of war.
54. Interesting Facts About MarsInteresting Facts About Mars
May be life on MarsMay be life on Mars
Four seasonsFour seasons
You can see Mars with a good telescopeYou can see Mars with a good telescope
Biggest volcano called Olympus MountainBiggest volcano called Olympus Mountain
In 1976 two probes went to MarsIn 1976 two probes went to Mars
Landau,Elaine.Landau,Elaine. MarsMars. 2008.. 2008.
Reigot, Betty.Reigot, Betty. A Book About MarsA Book About Mars. 1988.. 1988.
Seymour, Simon.Seymour, Simon. MarsMars. 1987.. 1987.
Stott, Carole.Stott, Carole. Stars and PlanetsStars and Planets. 2005.. 2005.
‘’‘’Mars.’’ PebbleGo. Online.Mars.’’ PebbleGo. Online.
‘’‘’Mars.’’ Windows To The Universe. Online.Mars.’’ Windows To The Universe. Online.
‘’‘’Mars.’’ Britannica. Online.Mars.’’ Britannica. Online.
57. Facts about VenusFacts about Venus
Second planet from theSecond planet from the
Inner planetInner planet
7,522 miles wide7,522 miles wide
68 million miles and 368 million miles and 3
quarters distance fromquarters distance from
the sunthe sun
One Year on Venus isOne Year on Venus is
225 Earth days225 Earth days
Highest temperature 900Highest temperature 900
degrees lowestdegrees lowest
temperature 457 degreestemperature 457 degrees
58. Physical CharacteristicsPhysical Characteristics
Third brightest thingThird brightest thing
in the skyin the sky
The hottest planetThe hottest planet
Has hundreds ofHas hundreds of
Mountain calledMountain called
Maxwell /volcanoMaxwell /volcano
Made out of Core,Made out of Core,
Iron and nickelIron and nickel
59. History of VenusHistory of Venus
No one knows whoNo one knows who
really discoveredreally discovered
The early Romans isThe early Romans is
the group that saw itthe group that saw it
Venus got its nameVenus got its name
from the goddess offrom the goddess of
love and beautylove and beauty
60. Interesting factsInteresting facts
Spacecraft hasSpacecraft has
landed on Venuslanded on Venus
One day is 243 EarthOne day is 243 Earth
Venus is the hottestVenus is the hottest
planet in the solarplanet in the solar
It doesn’t have anyIt doesn’t have any
rings or moonsrings or moons
Brinner, Larry.Brinner, Larry. VenusVenus. 1998.. 1998.
Farndon, John.Farndon, John. The Encyclopedia of AwesomeThe Encyclopedia of Awesome
SpaceSpace. 2001.. 2001.
Simon, Seymour.Simon, Seymour. VenusVenus. 1992.. 1992.
““Venus”. Britannica. Online.Venus”. Britannica. Online.
““Venus”. PebbleGo. Online.Venus”. PebbleGo. Online.
““Venus”. Windows to the Universe. Online.Venus”. Windows to the Universe. Online.
63. Fast factsFast facts
• It’s place in the Solar System is the 5th
• It is an outer planet
• Jupiter’s size is 88,750 miles(143,000kilometers)
• The distance is 483 million miles(777 million
• The length of the day is 9 hours, 55 min.
• The length of the year is 11 Earth years 11
• The temperature of this planet is minus 163
degrees F and minus 108 degrees C.
65. Moons and RingsMoons and Rings
• The rings are made of rocks and dust and
are faint to see
• The number of moons are 63
• There are 3 rings
• The biggest moons of Jupiter are
Ganymede, Calisto, Europa, and Io
• Io is the most beautiful .
• Europa could hold warm oceans under her
66. History of JupiterHistory of Jupiter
• Nobody knows who sighted Jupiter
• Maybe Galileo or nobody knows
• But people know that Romans made
Jupiter their king of Rome
67. Interesting factsInteresting facts
• Earth is a tiny pipsqueak to Jupiter
• Its Great Red Spot can fit 3 Earths in it
• Great Red Spot is a big hurricane!
• Jupiter is made of gas and ice
70. Fast FactsFast Facts
from the sunfrom the sun
Our planet is an outer planetOur planet is an outer planet
Size 31,000 miles wideSize 31,000 miles wide
3 billion miles from Sun3 billion miles from Sun
One day = sixteen Earth hoursOne day = sixteen Earth hours
One year = 165 Earth yearsOne year = 165 Earth years
High temperature 890High temperature 890° F° F
Low temp is -370Low temp is -370°° FahrenheitFahrenheit
71. Rings and moonsRings and moons
Our planet has six ringsOur planet has six rings
Our planet has 13 moonsOur planet has 13 moons
Planet has 13 moons they’re called TritonPlanet has 13 moons they’re called Triton
and Proteusand Proteus
Neptune’s moons have dust and rocksNeptune’s moons have dust and rocks
Made of hydrogen, helium, methaneMade of hydrogen, helium, methane
Light colored bands of soft clouds circleLight colored bands of soft clouds circle
dark spots are stormsdark spots are storms
Great Dark Spot disappeared fromGreat Dark Spot disappeared from
Neptune in 1994Neptune in 1994
73. History of Neptune
• John Couch Adams and Urbain
Le Verrier helped discover
• 1846 spotted with telescope
74. Interesting factsInteresting facts
had a black spot in the middlehad a black spot in the middle
gasses give it a blue colorgasses give it a blue color
Black dot is a stormBlack dot is a storm
Changing shapes swirl around NeptuneChanging shapes swirl around Neptune
77. Important FactsImportant Facts
Uranus is an outer planet.Uranus is an outer planet.
Uranus is the 7Uranus is the 7thth
planet from the sun.planet from the sun.
Uranus is 32,000 miles big.Uranus is 32,000 miles big.
Uranus is 1.78 billion miles from the sun.Uranus is 1.78 billion miles from the sun.
Uranus can get up to -193Uranus can get up to -193° at hottest° at hottest
and -315 at the coldest.and -315 at the coldest.
78. Moons and RingsMoons and Rings
Uranus has 11 rings.Uranus has 11 rings.
Uranus's rings are made of dust, rocks and ice.Uranus's rings are made of dust, rocks and ice.
Uranus has 27 moons, 5 of them are Miranda,Uranus has 27 moons, 5 of them are Miranda,
Umbriel, Titanin, Arial and Oberon.Umbriel, Titanin, Arial and Oberon.
79. Physical Characteristics of UranusPhysical Characteristics of Uranus
The color of Uranus is blue.The color of Uranus is blue.
Uranus is made of methane, rock, helium, ice,Uranus is made of methane, rock, helium, ice,
hydrogen and gas.hydrogen and gas.
80. History of UranusHistory of Uranus
• Uranus was first sighted in 1781
• Uranus was first sighted by William Herscher
• Uranus got it’s name from the god of sky
81. Fun factsFun facts
Uranus spins counter clockwise.Uranus spins counter clockwise.
Umbel has a mark in the middle of it so itUmbel has a mark in the middle of it so it
looks like a donut.looks like a donut.
Uranus is the only planet that doesn't spinUranus is the only planet that doesn't spin
on its axes.on its axes.
Last in solar systemLast in solar system
Outer planetOuter planet
30,775 miles wide30,775 miles wide
2.8 billion miles from the sun2.8 billion miles from the sun
279 degrees279 degrees
New planet.New planet.
Neptune has a giant storm that can swallow Earth whole.Neptune has a giant storm that can swallow Earth whole.
85. Rings and MoonsRings and Moons
Has 5 to 6 ringsHas 5 to 6 rings
13 moons13 moons
The rings are made of dust, icy rocks andThe rings are made of dust, icy rocks and
cold aircold air
Names of moonsNames of moons
Triton, Proteus, Nereid, Larissa, Galatea,Triton, Proteus, Nereid, Larissa, Galatea,
Despina, Thalassa, NaiadDespina, Thalassa, Naiad
87. History of NeptuneHistory of Neptune
Sighted first in 1846Sighted first in 1846
It got its name from a roman god of the sea.It got its name from a roman god of the sea.
88. Interesting FactsInteresting Facts
Last in solar systemLast in solar system
Named after a water godNamed after a water god
It’s called a gas giantIt’s called a gas giant
The clouds often change shapeThe clouds often change shape
Four times bigger than EarthFour times bigger than Earth
Can’t live thereCan’t live there
Can’t see without a telescopeCan’t see without a telescope
98. Fast FactsFast Facts
Venus is hotter thenVenus is hotter then
Mercury but MercuryMercury but Mercury
is closer to the sun.is closer to the sun.
Mercury is made ofMercury is made of
rock. Mercury takesrock. Mercury takes
59 Earth days to get59 Earth days to get
around the Sun.around the Sun.
Mercury is a innerMercury is a inner
99. Moon and ringsMoon and rings
Mercury has no rings. But it has one moon. TheMercury has no rings. But it has one moon. The
moon is the moon that we have at Earth. itmoon is the moon that we have at Earth. it
has no name but it is called moon.has no name but it is called moon.
101. Interesting factsInteresting facts
Mercury is the rocketMercury is the rocket
fastest planet.fastest planet.
Mercury is mostlyMercury is mostly
made out of rocks.made out of rocks.
You can't live on MercuryYou can't live on Mercury
because there is nbecause there is n
o food or air.o food or air.
Mercury's core has solidMercury's core has solid
103. FAST FACTSFAST FACTS
Closest to the sunClosest to the sun
Inner planetInner planet
3,032 miles across the planet3,032 miles across the planet
36,000,000 miles from Sun36,000,000 miles from Sun
88 Earth days = a day on Mercury88 Earth days = a day on Mercury
59 Earth days is a year on Mercury59 Earth days is a year on Mercury
The temperature on Mercury is highThe temperature on Mercury is high
Jupiter and Saturn have bigger moons thanJupiter and Saturn have bigger moons than
105. HISTORY OF THE PLANETHISTORY OF THE PLANET
Named after Roman messenger godNamed after Roman messenger god
Was first spotted in ancient timesWas first spotted in ancient times
106. INTERESTING FACTSINTERESTING FACTS
From Mercury, the Sun is twice the size ofFrom Mercury, the Sun is twice the size of
Mercury has many long cliffsMercury has many long cliffs
If you went to Mercury you would see twoIf you went to Mercury you would see two
sunrises and two sunsets each daysunrises and two sunsets each day
109. Facts about UranusFacts about Uranus
Uranus is an outer planetUranus is an outer planet
Uranus is the 7Uranus is the 7thth
Temperature is between 890Temperature is between 890°F and 353ºF°F and 353ºF
Distance from sun 17,86,400,000 milesDistance from sun 17,86,400,000 miles
One of the biggest planetOne of the biggest planet
1 Uranus day = 17 Earth hours1 Uranus day = 17 Earth hours
One year = 30,687 Earth daysOne year = 30,687 Earth days
110. Moons and ringsMoons and rings
Uranus has 11 or 13 ringsUranus has 11 or 13 rings
Uranus has 27 moonsUranus has 27 moons
Uranus rings are made of ice and dark dustUranus rings are made of ice and dark dust
The names of some of moons are Oberon,The names of some of moons are Oberon,
Titania, Ariel, Umbriel and MirandaTitania, Ariel, Umbriel and Miranda
111. Physical characteristicsPhysical characteristics
One Uranus year is 84 Earth yearsOne Uranus year is 84 Earth years
Calmer weather than the other gas giantsCalmer weather than the other gas giants
Uranus spins clock wiseUranus spins clock wise
No solid surfaceNo solid surface
Atmosphere is methane gasAtmosphere is methane gas
Uranus is blue and greenUranus is blue and green
112. History of the PlanetHistory of the Planet
Uranus was first sighted in 1781Uranus was first sighted in 1781
William Hershel discovered UranusWilliam Hershel discovered Uranus
Got its name from a Greek GodGot its name from a Greek God
113. Interesting factsInteresting facts
A space craft visited Uranus in 1977A space craft visited Uranus in 1977
Uranus has an equatorUranus has an equator
Uranus is the first planet to be discoveredUranus is the first planet to be discovered
Uranus lies on its sideUranus lies on its side
A shooting star is a meteorA shooting star is a meteor
Butler-Taylor. Updated UranusButler-Taylor. Updated Uranus
Uranus. Pebble go. Online.Uranus. Pebble go. Online.
Uranus. Britannica. Online.Uranus. Britannica. Online.
Judith, Herbs.Judith, Herbs. The Golden book of stars andThe Golden book of stars and
Dennis, Fading.Dennis, Fading. Uranus.Uranus. 1989.1989.
Thomas, Adamson. Uranus. 1998.Thomas, Adamson. Uranus. 1998.