Thursday, January 5, 2017

Homework:  Study your planet charts

Today in class:

Power Standard 2 or 3 warm up

Outer Planets data

Scale Diagram and facts

Power Standards Remediation Groups

NASA Planet Data

Solar System Facts

Inner Planet Data

Planet
Location
Size
Rotation
Revolution
Moons
Atmosphere
Fact 1
Fact 2


Mercury


Closest to the sun
smallest planet
58.5 days
88 days
0
very thin:
oxygen
sodium
hydrogen
helium
potassium
one of the hottest and coldest planets in our solar system
lead would flow like water


Venus


2nd planet from the sun
a little smaller than Earth
243 days

retrograde
225 days
0
very thick:
carbon dioxide
Nitrogen

Sulfuric Acid Clouds
Brightest planet in our night sky
A day on venus last longer than a year on venus



Earth


3rd “Rock” planet from the sun
a little larger than Venus
24 hours
365 days
1
nitrogen
oxygen
only planet that we know life exists on “currently”
Mr. Fisher’s room is located on this planet!


Mars


4th planet from the sun
½ the size of Earth
a little longer than Earth

24.5 hours
687 days
2
Thin:
Carbon Dioxide Nitrogen
Argon
largest volcano in the solar system
largest canyon in the solar system


Absent Students:  Pick up a "Planet Facts" chart when you return.