THE SOLAR SYSTEM
There are eight planets in our solar system : the Mercury, the Venus, the Earth, the Mars, the Jupiter, the Saturn, the Uranus and the Neptune. They circle around the Sun.
THE SUN The Sun is a star - it isn’t a planet. Our Sun is like the stars we see in the sky at night. The Sun is the only star we see during the daytime.
The Mercury It’s the nearest planet to the Sun.In Roman mythology, Mercury was a messenger, and the god of commerce There are mountains, craters, and valleys in the Mercury.
The Venus In Roman mythology Venus was the goddess of Love and Beauty.The Venus is the second planet from the Sun. The Venus is the hottest planet
The Mars In Roman mythology, Mars was the god of war.It’s the fourth planet from the Sun.It is sometimes called the Red Planet. There are deserts and canyons on the Mars.
The Jupiter. In Roman mythology, Jupiter was the king of the gods, and the god of the sky. It’s the fifth planet from the SunIt has got 16 satellites. It’s the biggest planet.
The Saturn In Roman mythology, Saturn was the god of agricultureIt’s the sixth planet from the Sun There are lots of rings that go around it.
The Uranus The Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun The Uranus has rings , too
The Neptune In Roman mythology Neptune was the god of the sea.The Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun. The Neptune is the coldest planet, because it is very far from the sun.
The DWARF PLANETS The Pluto is not a planet.It’s a Dwarf Planet because it’s small. The Ceres and the Eris are Dwarf Planets, too