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S: Solar System Riddles 2008/2009

FC: Solar System Riddles By Mrs. Voelkel's 3rd Grade Scientists Kensico School Valhalla, New York

1: Solar System Riddles By Mrs. Voelkel's 3rd Grade Scientists Kensico School Valhalla, New York

2: Copyright 2009 Mrs. Mona Voelkel The Literacy Studio http://theliteracystudio.blogspot.com Printed by Mixbook http://www.mixbook.com

3: We will always remember Miss Spinelli's kindness and all the new things that we learned, especially that what we know about the solar system is always changing as scientists learn new things! | We dedicate this book to Miss Spinelli with love and appreciation for everything that she has taught us! Learning about the solar system was so much fun!

5: Who am I? My planet is very odd because it spins on its side. Scientists think I have a large water ocean under my clouds. I am...

6: NASA image at http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/jpegMod/PIA02963_modest.jpg Uranus by Taylor

7: Who am I? I am the largest planet. Scientists learned that I have 28 moons. It takes ten hours to go from day to night on me. I have a big red spot where a large storm has been raging for 300 years. I am...

8: NASA image at ftp://nssdcftp.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/hi-res/planetary/jupiter/jupiter_family.tiff Jupiter by Raphaela

9: Who am I? I am bigger than Earth. Scientists say that I have a lot of rings and many people think they are beautiful. I have the most moons of any planet. I am...

10: NASA image at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/html/object_page/vg1_p22994c.html Saturn by Amani

11: Who am I? I am very small. Scientists think that I once had rivers, streams, lakes, and even an ocean. Today all of the water on me is frozen. I am...

12: NASA image at http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/gallery/Mars.jpg Mars by Schyler

13: Who am I? I have a storm on me. The storm is called the Great Dark Spot. I have an ocean. I have eight moons. I am...

14: NASA image at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/image/planetary/neptune/neptune.jpg Neptune by Dennis

15: Who am I? I am small. I have frozen water on me. I have two moons. Some people think that I once had a river. I am...

16: NASA image at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/image/planetary/mars/marsglobe3.jpg Mars by Joey

17: Who am I? I am the closest to the sun. I am one of the hottest planets. I spin very slowly. There are no moons on me. I am...

18: NASA image at http://veimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/2429/globe_east_540.jpg Mercury by Edgar

19: Who am I? I'm a planet. I'm the largest planet. I have a big red spot. I spin really fast and I have 28 moons. I am...

20: NASA image at ftp://nssdcftp.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/hires/planetary/jupiter/jupiter_family.tiff Jupiter by Ciara

21: Who am I? There is no place like home. The temperature, weather, and surface of me make it just right to keep us alive. I look like a giant blue marble from space. I have one moon. I am...

22: NASA image at http://veimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/2429/globe_east_540.jpg Earth by Cameron

23: Who am I? I am smaller than Earth. Scientists think that I once had rivers, streams, and lakes. There are higher mountains and deeper canyons here than on Earth. I have no moons. I am...

24: NASA image at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/image/planetary/mars/marsglobe3.jpg Mars by Anthony

25: Who am I? I am the largest planet in the solar system. I have a big red spot on me where storms have been raging for 300 years. I spin very fast. It only takes 10 hours to go from night to day on me. I have 28 moons! Did you guess who I am?

26: NASA image at ftp://nssdcftp.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/hi-res/planetary/jupiter/jupiter_family.tiff I am Jupiter by Emily

27: Who am I? I am bigger than the Earth. There are hundreds of rings around me. I have more moons than any other planet. I have about 30 moons. Did you guess who I am yet?

28: NASA image at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/html/object_page/vg1_p22994c.html Saturn by Aidan

29: Who am I? This planet and Earth are about the same size. Some scientists call me Earth's sister planet. There are volcanoes, mountains, and valleys. There are no moons on my planet. I am...

30: NASA image at http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/gallery/Venus.jpg Venus by Isabella

31: Who am I? There is a huge storm on me called the Great Dark Spot. Six rings circle me. I have eight moons. Under my clouds, I have a big water ocean. I am...

32: NASA image at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/image/planetary/neptune/neptune.jpg Neptune by Miss Spinelli

33: Space Bibliography Aguilar, David A. 11 Planets: A New View of the Solar System. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2008. Goudvis, Anne & Harvey, Stephanie. Toolkit Texts, Grades 2-3: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann, 2007. Jackson, Kim. Planets. Mahwah, New Jersey: Troll Associates, 1985. Santrey, Laurence. Discovering the Stars. Mahwah, New Jersey: Troll Associates, 1985. Theodorou, Rod. Amazing Journeys: Across the Solar System. Chicago, Illinois: Heinemann Library, 2006.

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Mona Voelkel
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About This Mixbook

  • Title: Solar System Haiku
  • After our study of the solar system, the haiku riddles of Jack Prelutsky inspired students to write their own! Mentor Text: If Not for the Cat By Jack Prelutsky
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  • Published: over 7 years ago

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