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Parts of Our Solar System

Earth Science - Middle School

 
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Parts of Our Solar System Photos courtesy of NASA. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4578 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. Our solar system is within the Milky Way galaxy, which is within a universe of galaxies. Parts of Our Solar System Our solar system includes the Sun, eight planets, the moons of each planet and other objects that revolve around the Sun. The four rocky planets closest to the Sun are known as the inner planets, and the four gaseous planets in the outer solar system are called the outer planets. The relative size of the inner planets is much smaller than the outer planets. Milky Way Galaxy Universe of Galaxies Pluto (dwarf planet)
Pause and Review Complete this graphic organizer by putting the correct terms in the corresponding oval. Also write one fact about each item. List; moons, gas giants, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Mercury, Venus, Sun, asteroids, Uranus, Jupiter, Neptune, Milky Way galaxy, planets, terrestrial planets . Parts of Our Solar System © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4578 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. UNIVERSE OUR SOLAR SYSTEM Inner Planets or _______________ Outer Planets or _______________ Complete this graphic organizer by putting the correct terms in the corresponding oval. Also give one fact about each item. List: moons, milky way galaxy, Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Earth, Neptune, Uranus, Jupiter, Saturn, Asteroids, Planetesimals, Dwarf Planets, terrestrial planets, gas giants Our Solar System
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