The Solar System

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Science1st Grade

This lesson contains 11 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Do you know what is in the center of our Solar System?

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The Sun is at the center of our Solar System.

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Our sun is actually a star named Sol. That is why it is called the Solar System. 

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All the stars in the sky are big hot balls of burning gas. Some are bigger than our sun, and some are smaller. They are very far away. 

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There are 8 planets in our solar system. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

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These are Unicorn Noodles 
This is a Very Excellent Monkey

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What does that have to do with planets?

Slide 8 - Open question

Let’s stop and do a Go Noodle before we move on!

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MY Very Excellent Monkey Just Served Unicorn NoodlesText

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  • The closest planet to the Sun
  • Goes from VERY hot to VERY cold 
  • The smallest planet in our solar system

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