It’s time to have even more Fun with Facts !!
Every so often we share some Fun and/or Amazing facts compiled by Natalie Pope Boyce, author of the Magic Tree House Fact Tracker books.
Last time, it was Sea Monsters. This time…Space!
- Scientists think there are about 10 billion trillion stars.
- Our part of space is called our solar system.
- Our earth is a planet that travels around the sun.
- The solar system is made up of the sun, moons, asteroids, comets, planets and meteoroids.
- Some planets are solid and rocky like the earth; others are gigantic balls of swirling gasses and dust.
- The moon is about 240,000 miles from earth.