To have another language is to possess a second soul.
Charlemagne

19 February 2011

THE SOLAR SYSTEM

In our solar system, eight planets circle around our Sun. The Sun sits in the middle while the planets travel in circular paths (called orbits) around it. These eight planets travel in the same direction (counter- clockwise looking down from the Sun's north pole).




The Solar System

Mercury, number one.
It is closest to the sun.

Chorus:
With a round, round, go around
Planets 'round the sun
Sing about them everyone.
Venus bright, number two. Morning and evening "star" we view.
chorus

Planet Earth, number three.
We live on it, you and me.
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Planet Mars, number four.
Named for a roman god of war.
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Number five, Jupiter.
Colored clouds around it stir.
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Number six, big Saturn.
Many rings around it turn.
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Number seven, Uranus.
It looks blue and green to us.
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Number eight, stormy Neptune.
Triton is its frozen moon.
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