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The Planets

Jupiter and one of its moons

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: 5-12
Year: 1976
Subjects: General Science, Space Science

This NASA video segment describes the atmosphere and geologic features of each of the planets in the solar system. Viewers learn about the continuous cloud cover over Venus, the canyons and channels of Mars, and the similarity of Jupiter to a miniature solar system. The video also discusses the composition of Saturn's rings and the asteroid belt.

The Planets
Duration: 4 minutes 57 seconds
> View QuickTime [16MB]

Other video learning clips in this series include:
The Universe Is Born
Scientists Use Observatories to Learn About the Sun
The Structure of the Sun and Solar Events
A Look Beyond the Planets: Nebulae, Stars, Quasars and Galaxies
Lifecycle of a Star
The Evolving Universe
Is There Life Out There?: NASA's Search Continues

Page Last Updated: December 12th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild