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Planets In The Universe

Planets In The Universe

Author: Morgan Mott

Fifth Grade: Earth Science
5. The solar system consists of planets and other bodies that orbit the Sun in predict­
able paths. As a basis for understanding this concept: b. Students know
the solar system includes the planet Earth, the Moon, the Sun,
eight other planets and their satellites, and smaller objects, such as asteroids and

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What is your favorite planet that you saw in the video?

-Please take out your science journal and document your favorite planet. Make sure to list why it is your favorite and at least 3 characteristics of the planet. Click here if you need to access a few more facts to add to your journal.

Solar System Video

Source: YouTube


Practice What You Learned!

Click on this link to see some examples! -Now we are going to get into small groups of 3-4 and make a poster that shows how the planets are placed around the sun. Discuss what planet is furthest from the sun and what planet is closest to the sun!