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Neptune

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Neptune
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.5

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    gravity, blue-green, eighth, rocks, pounds, winds, planet, fourth-largest, billion, faster, rings, faint, surface, giant, last, mystery
     content words:    On Earth, Where Neptune

Other Languages
     Spanish: Neptuno


Neptune
By Cindy Grigg
  

1     Neptune is the eighth and last real planet in our solar system. It is 2 billion, 795 million miles from the sun. That's about thirty times Earth's distance from the sun. It is the fourth-largest planet. It is the smallest of the gas giant planets, but it is about four times larger than Earth. Its gravity is greater than Earth's gravity. If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 110 pounds on Neptune.
 
2     Neptune does not have a solid surface. It is a giant ball of gas with a center of rock and iron. It looks blue-green and is covered with clouds. Neptune, because of its bluish color, was named for the Roman god of the sea.

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Solar System
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Science
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    Careers in Science  
 
    Caring for Earth  
 
    Clouds  
 
    Dinosaurs  
 
    Earth's Land  
 
    Earth  
 
    Earthquakes  
 
    Electricity  
 
    Energy  
 
    Erosion  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Food Webs and Food Chain  
 
    Forces and Motion  
 
    Fossils  
 
    Health and Nutrition  
 
    How Things Work  
 
    Landforms  
 
    Life Science  
 
    Light  
 
    Magnets  
 
    Matter  
 
 
    Moon  
 
    Natural Disasters  
 
    Photosynthesis  
 
    Plant and Animal Cells  
 
    Plants  
 
    Rocks and Minerals  
 
    Science Process Skills  
 
    Scientific Notation  
 
    Seasons  
 
    Simple Machines  
 
    Soil  
 
    Solar System  
 
    Sound  
 
    Space and Stars  
 
    Sun  
 
    Tsunami  
 
    Volcanoes  
 
    Water Cycle  
 
    Water  
 
    Weather  
 



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