2 Inner Planets are called inner planets because they orbit close to the sun. These planets are: MercuryMarsVenusEarth
3 Outer Planets are called outer planets because they orbit far from the sun. These planets arecalled:JupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto?
4 This area is known as the Asteroid Belt Asteroids are sometimes called minor planets because the are made upOf rocks and metal. The rocks come in many sizes. Larger rocks areAsteroids. They are found in large areas between the orbits of MarsAnd Jupiter.This area is known as the Asteroid Belt
5 Meteoroids and Meteorite Meteoroids are loose dust particles that come from Comeroid. Most are Very small. When it enters Earth’s atmosphere it forms a bright light, a shooting star. Most meteoroids break up in the Earth’s atmosphere.When they break up it is called a meteorite.
6 Sun - The Sun is a star at the center of our Solar System. Mercury - Mercury is the planet closest to the Sun.Venus - Venus is the second planet from the Sun. It is the hottest planet.Earth - Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the planet we live on.Mars - Mars is a red planet and the fourth planet from the Sun.Jupiter - Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun. This gas giant is the largest planet.Saturn - Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun. This gas giant has large, beautiful rings.Uranus - Uranus is a gas giant and is the seventh planet from the Sun.Neptune - Neptune is a gas giant and is usually the eighth planet from the Sun.Pluto - Pluto is a rocky planet that is usually the farthest planet from the Sun. It is the smallest planet.
7 The Solar SystemThe Solar SystemThe Solar System