How do the planets in the solar system differ?

In this lesson, we will learn about the eight different planets in our Solar System. We will have detailed discussions about Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. We will also have a chance to complete some application questions.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.The Sun is a very large ball of...

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Q2.The sun is made up of:

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Q3.Which was the largest moon we mentioned that was larger than Mercury?

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Q4.What is the main difference between Meteors and Meteorites?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The Sun is a very large ball of...

1/4

Q2.The sun is made up of:

2/4

Q3.Which was the largest moon we mentioned that was larger than Mercury?

3/4

Q4.What is the main difference between Meteors and Meteorites?

4/4

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How do the planets in the solar system differ?

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Q1.In the order of our planets, after Mars, the next furthest planet from the sun is...

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Q2.What is the hottest planet in our solar system?

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Q3.Why would someone need a spacesuit in order to be able to breathe in Mars?

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Q4.Which of these separates Uranus from all other planets?

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How do the planets in the solar system differ?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.In the order of our planets, after Mars, the next furthest planet from the sun is...

1/4

Q2.What is the hottest planet in our solar system?

2/4

Q3.Why would someone need a spacesuit in order to be able to breathe in Mars?

3/4

Q4.Which of these separates Uranus from all other planets?

4/4

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