Mary Pope Osborne's
Classroom Adventures Program

More Fun with Facts: SPACE

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!

  1. Scientists think there are about 10 billion trillion stars.
  2. Our part of space is called our solar system.
  3. Our earth is a planet that travels around the sun.
  4. The solar system is made up of the sun, moons, asteroids, comets, planets and meteoroids.
  5. Some planets are solid and rocky like the earth; others are gigantic balls of swirling gasses and dust.
  6. The moon is about 240,000 miles from earth.
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