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Planets and the ecliptic. (Not to scale!) The planets orbit the Sun in the same plane - it's called the ecliptic. It's almost as though they're all rolling around on a giant tabletop. BUT there is no tabletop & the orbits are slightly tilted in various ways. BTW they also don't line up nicely like this.

Solar System Planets and Dwarf Planets @ Pinfographics

Cool Space facts: my boys know these already because they're space nerds, but this will be a good reminder for me to ask them about it

Solar System Information Chart - Fast Facts about our Sun and the 8 planets plus the 5 "dwarf planets" Ceres, Pluto, Makemake, Haumea and Eris

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A watch that puts the solar system on your wrist

Don't think I will ever have enough money for this... but it is beautiful

MOONS- Earth's moon is absolutely beautiful and pictures of others are amazing I hope that one day we will Be able to view the rest of the Universe.

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Science and stuff.

this isn't funny but it's absolutely amazing! took my breath away!!

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Beautiful Wedding Cakes for Every Season

Outer-space party ideas | 100 Layer Cakelet #space #birthday #cake

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Cool Space Facts!

Cool Space facts! by Neil Slorance

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What if the other planets were as close as the moon

Wish we would've had this for our solar system lesson! This is a pretty neat way to teach kids about the solar system, and help them get a better perspective on how MASSIVE planets are!


Amazing Books that Introduce Kids to Space

Looking for some books that are 'out of this world'? Introduce kids to the moon, planets and solar system!

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Visualizing The Size And Scale Of Our World

Visualizing The Size And Scale Of Our World via all that is interesting #Infographic #Solar_System

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Van Cleef and Arpels Midnight Planetarium watch

Van Cleef and Arpels Midnight Planetarium watch, which shows the rotations of Earth and the 6th closest planets. Via Diamonds in the Library.

Outer Space: "We are the Planets," The Solar System Song by StoryBots LOVE IT! My 3 yr old loves storybots and knows all of her letters. She recently became very interested in planets and this is PERFECT! Great for the classroom too!!!