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These Are Our Best Pictures of Mars' Smallest Moon

Mars isn’t a planet well-known for its natural satellites but it actually does have two small moons. The larger, Phobos, is an irregularly-shaped, heavily grooved and cratered world only about 17 miles (27 km) across at its widest. 271 more words


If Sex Were Something Else...

If sex were drinking,
you would know that I am a finger of whiskey
poured at arm’s length
into a rocks glass
tossed down the throat, 188 more words


25 Weirdest Facts About the Solar System

Our solar system is a bizarre place with its alien planets, mysterious moons and strange phenomena that are so out-of-this-world they elude explanation.

Source: 25 Weirdest Facts About the Solar System… 8 more words
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Another one in the planets series. Definitely looks better from afar.

When looking up pictures of Mercury, I found many that were just gray disks with lots of craters. 28 more words


Phases of The Moon Lesson Plan: Position of The Planets

This is a lesson plan called phases of the moon lesson plan: position of the planets. The lesson can be adapted for grade levels 3-5. It is a multi-day lesson where the students use BrainPop resources to find the position of the earth, moon, and sun for each phase of the moon. 63 more words

Exploring space!

Greetings Penguins,

This week we have been learning about space and we were lucky enough to be visited by an alien who shared a story about his friend Baby Bear flying all the way to the moon!  361 more words