Wednesday, October 14, 2015

My Passion Project - The Solar system - Hinepukohurangi


I did my Passion Project on the Solar System these are some facts I learnt about each planet.

The Sun- The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on earth.

Mercury- Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun in the whole Solar System.

Venus- Venus is the second planet closest from the Sun orbiting it every 224 earth days.

Earth- Earth also known as the world is the third planet from the Sun. Earth is the largest of the terrestrial planets.

Mars- Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Pluto.

Jupiter- Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the biggest planet in the Solar System.

Saturn- Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun. It is a gas giant with an average radius about nine times that of earth.

Uranus- Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It has the third-largest planetary radius and fourth-largest planetary mass in the Solar System.
Neptune- Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and has a radius of 24,622 km.

Pluto- Pluto is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. Pluto was the first Kuiper belt to be found.

By Hinepukohurangi

1 comment:

  1. Koia kei a koe - You are awesome! You certainly have gathered a lot of knowledge. I did not realise Jupiter is the biggest planet. I really like being able to size the size of the planets compared to the sun. Do you have a favourite planet?