Presentation on theme: "THE SUN The sun is not a planet, it is a star"— Presentation transcript:
1 THE SUN The sun is not a planet, it is a star It is made of gases and it is always burningAll the planets orbit around the sunIt is very big (around 1 million earth planets)The sun gives us light and heat
2 MERCURY It is very small and rocky It orbits around the sun at 30 miles per secondIt hasn’t got any moons
3 VENUS Venus is a small and rocky planet It is covered with poisonous clouds (sulfuric acid)It is very hot and it never rainsIt is very bright and you can see it from the EarthIt orbits very slowly around the sun.One day in Venus is 243 days on EarthIt spins backwards
4 THE EARTH It is called the WATER PLANET 70% of the Earth is covered with waterThere is life on EarthIt has got one moonOne year on Earth is 365 days
5 MARS It is a rocky planet and it is very cold It has got two moons It is redIt is 141 million miles from the Sun.It has got ice on the polesThere are sand storms and heavy winds
6 JUPITER It is a very big gas planet It has got 16 moons It is covered with gas clouds.It is the biggest planet in the Solar System
7 SATURN It has very big rings around it. The rings are made of ice. It has got 60 moonsIt is a gas planet and it is very lightIt has 18 moonsOne big moon in Saturn is called Titan and it has got air.The temperature is -170ºCIt is 1.5 billion kilometres from the Sun.
8 URANUS It is a gas planet It has got 15 moons It is one billion miles away from the Sun.The temperature is -200º CIt is the most strange planet in our Solar System.
9 NEPTUNE It is a very very cold planet and very big It is blue because its atmosphere is made of methane gas.It has got 8 moonsIts rings are very small
10 PLUTO It is three million miles away from the Sun It has got one moon. It is called CharonIt is the unvisited planetIt is the farthest planet from the Sun.It is an icy planet