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Websites to Visit/Further Reading

Questions to Consider, Websites to Visit, Further Reading

Questions to Consider

  1. What are the four terrestrial planets? What are the four gas giants?
  2. What features of the Earth make life possible on our planet?
  3. List the planets according to their distance from the Sun. Next to each planet, list its diameter. Is there any relationship between a planet's size and its distance from the Sun? What is it?

Websites to Visit




Further Reading

Carson, Mary Kay. Exploring the Solar System: A History with 22 Activities. Chicago Review Press, 2006.

Davis, Kenneth C. Don't Know Much About the Solar System. HarperTrophy, 2004.

Simon, Seymour. Our Solar System. (Revised Edition). Collins, 2007.

Visual Encyclopedia of Space. DK Publishing, 2006.

Additional topics

Science Encyclopedia for KidsSpace