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Happy Pluto Day - The Day Pluto was Discovered



On February 18th, 1930, the Dwarf Planet, Pluto, was discovered. Did you know that Pluto was so small, it's about half the width of the United States of America? Learn about this and more by visiting this link from NASA:

https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/ice-dwarf/en/


Check out this Ducksters page all about Pluto:

https://www.ducksters.com/science/pluto.php

Space has a very informative page about Pluto, including some really interesting videos:

https://www.space.com/43-pluto-the-ninth-planet-that-was-a-dwarf.html


Here is a super cute Pluto informative passage along with worksheets bundle:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Solar-System-Reading-Passage-Pluto-FREEBIE-4065836?st=60b8ef5ce0b5ffb39afb5c70992002ef


Why is Pluto no longer a Planet? Download this PDF on the topic and complete the included worksheet:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Why-is-Pluto-NOT-a-planet-4201081?st=60b8ef5ce0b5ffb39afb5c70992002ef


Here is a 4-6th grade level informative passage and worksheet:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pluto-and-Clyde-Tombaugh-Introduction-and-Activity-Pluto-the-Dwarf-Planet-2959735?st=60b8ef5ce0b5ffb39afb5c70992002ef


Print out this blank Pluto brochure and let your kiddo fill it in with everything they've learned:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pluto-Brochure-3073123?st=60b8ef5ce0b5ffb39afb5c70992002ef


Just for fun, here is a cute downloadable Pluto Poster:

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Pluto-Freebie-2427167?st=60b8ef5ce0b5ffb39afb5c70992002ef

Color this Pluto coloring sheet from Stevie Doodles:

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c8eb51aebfc7faf979f7f76/t/5e558f9e93e80d29039decd8/1582665632278/PLUTO+FACTS+Stevie+Doodles.pdf


What is it that you find the most interesting about Pluto? Let me know!

Use the hashtag #LearningFunWithLaura so I'm sure not to miss it.


-Laura


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