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Ready2Go Preschool Lesson Plans ( C)2010 Neptune is the 8 Planet. It is a gas planet.

It is very far away from the sun and is very cold. The gas winds blow very fast causing storm spots on the surface of Neptune. Neptune is the color Blue. It has 13 moons.
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Ready2Go Preschool Lesson Plans (c) 2010 THE LITTLE BOOK OF PLANETS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM Mercury is the 1st Planet in our solar system. It is a terrestrial planet. Mercury is the smallest planet in our Solar System. It is also the fastest. It was named after the Roman God Mercury. The surface is marked with craters from asteroids. Nothing lives on Mercury.

NEPTUNE

MERCURY

Saturn is the 6th Planet. Saturn has rings that swirl around it. These rings are the remnants of old moons that have been broken up and caught in Saturns gravity. Saturn has 52 moons. Saturn is a Giant Gas Planet. Earth is the 3rd planet in our Solar System. It is a terrestrial planet. We live on earth. It has land and water and an atmosphere. Earth is has a moderate temperature it is neither to hot or too cold. Its orbit takes one year to complete. The Earth rotates on its axis in a wobble. This is the cause of our seasons. We have one moon.

SATURN EARTH

Ready2Go Preschool Lesson Plans ( C)2010 Venus is the 2nd planet in our Solar System. It is the closet planet to earth. At night the planet Venus shines very brightly in the sky. This is because the sun is reflecting off the planets clouds. These clouds keep in heat and cause the planet to be extremely hot. Nothing lives on Venus. Venus moves slowly around the sun.

Ready2Go Preschool Lesson Plans (c) 2010 Uranus is the 7th Planet. Uranus has rings that are up and down. The planet rotates on its side in its orbit around the sun. Uranus is made up of Methane Gas and this causes the blue color that we see. There are 27 moons.

VENUS URANUS

Mars is the 4th Planet. It is a terrestrial planet. It is called the Red Planet. That is because it has Iron on its surface, this causes the planet to reflect red in the nights sky. Mars can be very cold. Ice forms at its poles. A space probe has been to Mars and has taken pictures of the surface. Jupiter is the 5th Planet. It is a Giant Gas Planet. Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System. It is made up of hydrogen and helium. These gasses swirl around the planet in great storms. The giant Red Spot on the planets surface is one of these storms. These gasses cause the planet to be very hot. Jupiter has 63 moons.

MARS

JUPITER