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Solar System
Mercury

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Mercury
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.73

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    solar, planet, system, sunscreen, overnight, nights, below, giant, perk, instead, seem, during, night, hardly, means, visit


Mercury
By Erin Horner
  

1     Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system. This rocky planet looks a lot like our moon. It has a lot of craters. If you were to visit Mercury during the day, you would need a lot of sunscreen! Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. This means that it is really hot. During the day, it can be 840 degrees Fahrenheit! At night, though, you'd need a lot of blankets! Overnight, it can be as cold as 275 degrees below zero. These hot days and cold nights seem to last forever. That is because this planet rotates very slowly. One day on .....
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Solar System
             Solar System


Science
             Science


    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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