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What is in the solar system?

What is in the solar system?

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Author: Beth Haile
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Students will know the planets in the solar system and will be able to identify the biggest body in the solar system.

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:

a.  Students know the Sun, an average star, is the central and largest body in the solar system and is composed primarily of hydrogen and helium.

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 comets.

 

WE HAVE 8 PLANETS IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND THE SUN IS THE BIGGEST AND MOST CENTRAL BODY

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Tutorial

Solar system scope

3-d web page showing the planets that make up the solar system

Solar System Song

a video that plays a song teaching the names of the planets

Planets in our solar system

a narrated video introducing the planets and the sun in the solar system