Presentation on theme: "By Jordan Hamberg Mercury One day on Mercury is 59 Earth – days long. Mercury doesn’t have an atmosphere. Mercury is a planet of extreme temperatures."— Presentation transcript:
Mercury One day on Mercury is 59 Earth – days long. Mercury doesn’t have an atmosphere. Mercury is a planet of extreme temperatures.
Venus Venus is surrounded by thick clouds that reflect the light from the sun. The Chinese name for Venus mean ‘’beautiful white one.’’ Temperatures can climb to 900F
Earth The Earth is a ball of rock almost covered by oceans. It is the only planet with plants and animals. A year on Earth is 365 days long.
Mars Mars is called the red planet. It is a desert except for ice caps at the north and south pole. Strong wind blow up big storms of the red dust.
Jupiter Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System. Jupiter is a giant ball of gas with a small rocky center. One day is about 10 Earth –hours long.
Saturn Saturn is a giant ball of gas with a rocky center. Saturn has many rings. The rings are made of bits of ice and rock.
Uranus Uranus is so far from the sun that it is very, very cold. A thick haze covers the planet. Uranus rotates on it side.
Neptune Neptune is a large blue-green ball of gas with a center of rock and iron. Neptune has high winds and many storms. Sometimes these storms show up as dark spots. Neptune is 4,497,070 km from the sun.
Pluto Pluto is known as a dwarf planet. Pluto is the farthest from the Sun. Pluto is the coldest planet.