Y5's Fascinating Facts about Space

Date: 11th Jan 2017 @ 5:29pm

This half term, we are exploring our new topic of 'Space.'

We have already started to do some research and thought this blog would be a good place to share some of the fascinating facts that we find.

Please leave a comment with any facts that you would like to share.

 

 

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Dylan wrote:

Saturn's ring is made out of millions of lumps of ice.

Nick wrote:

Titan is Saturns largest moon at 5150km across.

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Dezi wrote:

Our sun is 5 billion years old and half way through its life.

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Libby and Cerys wrote:

Russian astranaut Valeri Polyavak holds the record for staying in space for the longest time. In 1995, he stayed for 438 days.

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Nancy wrote:

Uranus was hit by an astroid and that is why it is on its side.

Abigail wrote:

Thats very interesting Nancy

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Maddy and Emily wrote:

Scientinsts have worked out that the universe is 14 billion years old.

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Kian wrote:

The oldest star is 13.6 billion years old.

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Abigail wrote:

Jupiter is the biggest planet and it has a red spot on it.

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Leon wrote:

Deep beneath the Earth, it is so hot that the rock is liquid.

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Cerys wrote:

Space is an awesome topic, I am really enjoying learning about it!

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Kian wrote:

The highest star is 6000 years up

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Owen wrote:

Pluto was discovered on February 18th,1930.

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Emily and Maddy wrote:

A cross the universe there are billions of galaxies ,one of witch is the Milky way.

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Emily and Maddy wrote:

A cross the universe there are billions of galaxies ,one of witch is the Milky way.

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Emily and Maddy wrote:

A heat photograph taken from a distance of 4800 kilometres shows Borley's trail trailing behind

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Emily and Maddy wrote:

The top and bottom of Mars is covered in ice

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Emily and Maddy wrote:

When the sun shines on Mercury , it is hot enough to to melt metal .

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Emily and Maddy wrote:

On the fourth August 2004 the NASA sent a monkey up to Mars , to test how long it takes .

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Emma wrote:

As far as we know Earth is the only planet in the universe to suntain life.

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Alfie w wrote:

all stars in space a giant balls of hot gass

Abigail wrote:

The Sun is a Star

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Kian wrote:

There are 100 billion stars in the sky

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Kian wrote:

Pluto was discovered in 1930

Abigail wrote:

Thats a long time ago

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Dezi wrote:

Mars is also described as the red planet

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Oliver wrote:

The largest known star is 4.400.000.000 km!

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Nancy wrote:

Venus is the only planet that spins backwards relative to the other planets.

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Leila and maddy wrote:

The first astronaught was a dog.

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Ella~rose wrote:

Did you know a galaxy is billions of stars held together by gravity:)

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Abigail wrote:

I LOVE SPACE

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