Presentation on theme: "The Planets in our solar system"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Planets in our solar system First Grade Level
2 MercuryThere are nine planets that are in our solar system. They all rotate around the sun. The first planet that is closest to the sun is the planet Mercury. Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system.
3 VenusVenus is about the same size as Earth. It is also the driest planet in the solar system. Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system.
4 earthOur planet Earth!! It is the largest inner planet. Earth is the only planet that is known to have life form on it. It is made up of oxygen and water which is how living things can live on it. It has one satellite which is what we call the moon.
5 marsMars is the last of the inner planets. It is the only red planet in our solar system.
6 jupiterJupiter is the first of the outer planets. It is the heaviest planet that weighs 2.5 tons more than all of the planets combined. It has some cloudy bands that wrap around the planet.
7 saturnSaturn is the second planet in the outer system. It is the only planet that has rings around it. The rings are made of ice and rock particles.
8 uranusUranus is the lightest planet. It rotates the sun on a tilt called an axis.
9 neptuneNeptune is the last planet in our solar system and it is the farthest from the sun. It is slightly smaller that Saturn.
10 Video on our planetsHere is a video on our planets from Brain Pop Jr.!