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Upper Elementary Science - I
3.4 Solar System - Introduction

We live on Earth. Earth is a planet. Earth revolves around the Sun. The Sun is a star.

There are eight other planets that revolve around the Sun. The Sun and the nine planets that revolve around it are part of our Solar System.

The nine planets in our Solar System are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. The picture below shows the Sun and the planets. Jupiter is the biggest planet in our Solar System. Earth is the only planet that has water. Plants and animals need water to survive.

Moon is a satellite of Earth. Other planets also have satellites. Our Solar System also includes other space objects such as comets, asteroids, and meteoroids.


Directions: Answer the following questions. Write about the solar system in your own words.
Q 1: What is the planet that is closest to the sun?
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Pluto

Q 2: Which of the following is a planet?
Asteroid
Satellite
Uranus
Sun

Q 3: Which planet is farthest from the sun?
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Pluto

Q 4: What is the third planet from the Sun?
Saturn
Earth
Venus
Mercury

Q 5: Which planet comes after Mercury?
Mars
Earth
Venus
Jupiter

Q 6: Is the Sun a star?
yes
no

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