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Our Solar System consists of 8 planets

The Sun, our star

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    The Moon


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    Mercury, named for the messenger of the Roman gods

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    Venus, named for the Roman goddess of love.


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    Mars, named for the Roman god of war



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    Jupiter, The largest planet

     

    Saturn, a planet whose rings are made of ice

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    Uranus, a planet that rotates on it's side

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    Neptune, named for the Greek god of the sea.




     

    Pluto, a dwarf planet.

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    Stars

    Stars

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    Asteroids and Meterors

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    Space Junk and Satelittes

     

    Comets enter our solar system from the outer layers of space

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    Literacy Standards

                               Information Literacy Standards

    Standard 1: Access information efficiently and effectively to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge. 

    Standard 2: Evaluate information critically and competently to draw conclusions, make informed decisions, acquire new knowledge, and apply knowledge to new situations.

    Objectives

    1. Collaborate with other students to solve information problems

    2. Analyze and evaluate information in a text relevant to a third grade topic or subject area with prompting and support

    3. Record, summarize, or paraphrase relevant information using note-taking strategies with a graphic organizer with prompting and support

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