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Venus

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Venus
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.12

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    courtesy, heavy-duty, spacecrafts, carbon, dioxide, surface, block, fairly, caption, photo, atmosphere, however, glance, escape, powerful, heavy
     content words:    On Venus


Venus
By Erin Horner
  

1     Caption: Thick clouds block the surface of Venus. Photo courtesy of NASA
 
2     When you first look at them, Earth and Venus seem to have a lot in common. They are both about the same size. They are next to each other in space. They are both the same shape. When you look closer, however, you will see that they have a lot of differences, too. Venus is very hot! It is covered in thick yellow clouds. These clouds act like a blanket and trap all of Venus's heat. At its surface, Venus is more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit. Venus's air is also very different from Earth's. Venus's air is full of carbon dioxide and contains no oxygen. This means that people would not be able to breathe there. Venus's atmosphere is also very heavy. It crushes everything! Even heavy-duty metal spacecraft can only .....
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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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