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The Earth in Space
8 planets orbiting the sun, inner planets, asteroid belt, outer plantes
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Comets
comets are balls of dust ice and gas. As they go past the sun the ice melts leaving a tail of debris and gas
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Asteroids
Rocks between Mars and Jupiter did not form plants but stayed as rubble and rock
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Stars
Huge, very hot and very bright - thats why you can see them from so far away
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Solar System Age
The solar system is about 5 thousand million years old
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Age of Earth
The oldest rocks on Earth were metorites which were about 4500 million years old so our solar system is at lea
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comets are balls of dust ice and gas. As they go past the sun the ice melts leaving a tail of debris and gas

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Rocks between Mars and Jupiter did not form plants but stayed as rubble and rock

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Huge, very hot and very bright - thats why you can see them from so far away

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The solar system is about 5 thousand million years old

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