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Chapter 17 Lesson 2. The rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The Gas Giants are Saturn, Uranus, Jupiter and Neptune. Space Probes are spacecrafts.

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1 Chapter 17 Lesson 2

2 The rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The Gas Giants are Saturn, Uranus, Jupiter and Neptune. Space Probes are spacecrafts that gather data without a crew. Vocabulary

3 Space Probes Space probes are spacecrafts that gather data without a crew. Space probes are equipped with scientific instruments and cameras. They collect information about the planets properties. Space Probes

4 Mercury 0.4 Venus 0.9 Mars 0.5 Jupiter 11.0 Saturn 10.0 Uranus 4.0 Neptune 4.0 Pluto 0.2

5 Questions What are the four gas giants? What are the rocky planets? What is Neptunes diameter compared to earth? How much of Mercurys core is made up of iron? Questions Questions

6 ANSWERS The four gas giants are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. The rocky planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars. The diameter of Jupiter is 4.0 Mercurys core is made up of ¾ of iron.

7 PLANETS Sun MERCURYVENUSEARTHMARSJUPITERSATURNURANUSNEPTUNE PLUTO is no longer a planet! Its a dwarf planet!

8 THE END We hope you enjoyed our show! By: Reilly ONeill, Autumn Wellock, Elyzabeth Jackson and Olivia MacDonald


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