Space | Week 3| Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, & Neptune

outer planetsPoem or Quote: May I suggest that you reduce the rush and take a little extra time to get to know yourself better.  Walk in nature, watch a sunrise, enjoy God’s creations, ponder the truths of the restored gospel and find out what they mean for you personally.  Learn to see yourself as Heavenly Father sees you – as His precious daughter or son with divine potential.   – G. Todd Christofferson

Constellation: Draco the Dragon

Craft: Planet Mobile

Space Person: Annie Cannon – known for stellar classification

Movie: Apollo 13

Planetarium: June 14th, 11am  New Horizons

Vocabulary Words:

  • planet : orbits the sun, round, and has enough gravity to clear it’s orbit of other objects
  • solar system : a group of stars, moons, and planets in outer space
  • axis : an imaginary line that tilts and rotates the planets
  • revolution : when planets complete a turn around the sun
  • aerodynamics : the study of the properties of moving air; especially the interaction between air and solid bodies moving through it.
  • re-entry : the action or process of re-entering the earths atmosphere
  • zodiac :
  • trajectory : the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces

Video References: Gas Giants, Uranus, The Outer Planets, Why are the Inner Planets and Outer Planets Different?, Gas Giants Weather

This week’s craft is a planet mobile.  Here is one that is on my wish list: