Science test - planets y7

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  • Created on: 22-02-13 16:06

- Copernicus was a Polish astronomer who first suggested that the Earth orbited the Sun

- Galileo used early telescopes to try and understand the Solar System

- Man first stepped on the Solar System in 1969 (21st July)

- The Earth is 4 times bigger than the moon

- It spins on it's axis in an anticlockwise direction

- The tilt of the axis is what causes the Earth's seasons.

There are 8 planets in the Solar System. These planets are held in orbit around the Sun


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