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The universe

The universe

Whats The universe is the totality of matter, energy, The and space, including the Solar System and Universe? the galaxies.

Vocabulary

Comet

Asteroids

Galaxy

Solar System

Mercury

Venus

Earth

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn

Vocabulary

Uranus
Neptune
Pluto (dwarf planet)

Solar system

Whats the Solar system made up of?

The solar system is made up of the sun, the eight planets and other celestial bodies that orbit the sun.

The Earth is the third planet from the sun in the solar system. http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=ZZH_MgzGB7E&fea ture=fvsr

Mercury

How many planets can you count?.

I can count nine planets.

Questions

Whats the first planet from the sun? The first planet from the sun is Mercury Whats the second planet from the sun? . The second planet from the sun is Venus

Whats the third planet from the sun? The third planet from the sun is the Earth
Whats the fourth planet from the sun? The fourth planet from the sun is Mars Whats the fifth planet from the sun? . The fifth planet from the sun is Jupiter

Questions

Is Mercury smaller than the Earth? Yes it is. Mercury is smaller than the Earth.
Is Mars smaller than Venus?

No, it isnt. Venus is smaller than Mars. Is the Earth bigger than Jupiter? No, it isnt. Jupiter is bigger than the Earth

The Earth

Life is possible on the earth because there are good conditions: 1


The temperature of the surface is about 15 degrees.

The atmosphere contains oxygen. We need oxygen to live.

Atmosphere

The Earth

The Earth has got water and we need water to live.

Solid

liquid

gas

Questions Why is life possible on earth? Life is possible on earth because of good conditions. What are the good conditions on the Earth?

The temperature of the surface is about 15 degrees. The atmosphere contains oxygen. We need oxygen to live. The Earth has got water and we need water to live.

Translation movement

The Earth orbits all the way around the Sun.

Rotation movement

The earth spins all the way round its own axis

Axis

The Earth orbits around the sun

The Earth takes one day to complete one lap on itself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLT3p7ogKq4&featur e=related

One lap: 24 hours

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEe8vzJjj3M&feature=related

Day

Night

Rotation causes day and night.

Translation movement:

The Earth gives a complete lap around the sun during the translation movement.
One lap : 1 Year One year: 365 days.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDpVCsMkrQ0&feature=relate

The translation movement causes the four seasons.

There are 4 positions in the movement of translation: Spring Autumn Summer Winter

Questions What does the Earth do during the translation Movement?

The Earth orbits all the way around the Sun.

What does the Earth do during the rotation Movement? The earth spins all the way round its own axis.

Questions -Does the earth spin on itself?

Yes, it does -Does the earth orbit around the sun? Yes, it does
-What does the rotation movement cause? The rotation movement causes day and night -What does the translation movement cause? The translation movement causes the four seasons.