Earth & Space Science
You will get to learn about the many celestial objects found in our solar system, including planets, moons, meteors, and asteroids.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
Which are the smallest planets in the solar system?
~ The rocky planets?Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars?are the smallest planets in the solar system.
Which are the largest planets in the solar system?
~ The gas giants?Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune?are the largest planets in the solar system.
Which planet is the largest in our solar system?
~ Jupiter is the largest planet in the whole solar system.
How large is the diameter of the solar system's largest planet compared to that of Earth?
~ Jupiter's diameter is 11 times greater than that of Earth.
|Approximate Time||2 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should be familiar with the following terms: gas giants, planets, and rocky planets.|
|Course||Earth & Space Science|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||gas giants, planets, rocky planets|