Nine planets in our solar system

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nine planets in our solar system

The Planets in Our Solar System by Franklyn Mansfield Branley

“The Planets in Our Solar System” by Franklyn M. Branley; published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc.; New York; copyright 1981.
1. Awards the book has received: This book has not received any awards.

2. Appropriate grade level(s): This book is appropriate for children from 1st – 2nd grade or older.

3. Summary: This book talks about all aspects of the solar system. It talks about the 9 planets, their size and temperature, and how close it is to Earth. It also talks about the sun and its size and location. The book also goes into detail about other parts of our solar system such as stars, asteroids, comets, and meteorites.

4. Review: This book is a little wordy and may be confusing for younger children. The pictures are illustrations, not real images. Overall it is a great information text and gives a great deal of detail about different parts of our solar system.

5. Uses in the classroom:
• Students can create a solar system mobile as directed in the back of the book.
• Students can also complete the distance activity as instructed in the back of the book to get a better idea of how far each planet is from one another.
• Students can write creatively about what they would bring to another planet if they got the chance to visit.
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Published 04.08.2019

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Ever since the discovery of Pluto in , kids grew up learning about the nine planets of our solar system. That all changed starting in the late s, when astronomers began to argue about whether Pluto was a planet. In a highly controversial decision , the International Astronomical Union ultimately decided in to call Pluto a "dwarf planet," reducing the list of "real planets" in our solar system to eight.
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Nine Planets

Almost all of us have looked up into the sky and wondered what is there. Well, there are lots of fascinating objects revolving out of space. Humans have left the earth in space ships to explore the solar system that surrounds it. Eight known planets, the moon , as well as comets, asteroids and other space objects, revolve around the sun. The Sun is the largest object in the solar system.

Ever since the discovery of Pluto in , kids grew up learning about the nine planets of our solar system. That all changed starting in the late.
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There are more planets than stars in our galaxy. The current count orbiting our star : eight. The inner, rocky planets are Mercury , Venus , Earth and Mars. The outer planets are gas giants Jupiter and Saturn and ice giants Uranus and Neptune. Beyond Neptune, a newer class of smaller worlds called dwarf planets reign, including perennial favorite Pluto. Explore in 3D—Eyes on the Solar System Eyes on the Solar System lets you explore the planets, their moons, asteroids, comets and the spacecraft exploring them from to


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