Mercury

By: Abby Porter

Table of Content

Chapter 1 : About Mercury


Chapter 2 : Small And Powerful


chapter 3 : A Day Longer Than A Year


chapter 4 : Earth Looks Like On Mercury


chapter 5 : How The Name Mercury Became


chapter 6 : Interesting Facts About Mercury

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Introduction

Did you know, if you wanted to live on Mercury,you would not be able to? Mercury is You would not be able to breathe on this planet. Another thing is that even the best sunblock would not cover your sink so you don`t have a sunburn! Well come read my book about Mercury and you will know!

Chapter 1 : About Mercury

Did you now Mercury was named after a God? Well then keep reading and you will know. Most people know that Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. It is the second smallest planet. The atmosphere is very thin, so there is no real weather. Scientists say , " Even if a human wanted to live or visit Mercury one day in the future, not many would want to live there!" You wouldn't survive! Scientists can study our solar system and Earth with telescopes and rovers.

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Chapter 2 : Small And Powerful

Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and tends to get very hot. Mercury is a pretty small planet. It is only 3/8 the width of Earth. Since Mercury is so closes to the Sun , the Sun's gravity pulls hard. Gravity is what makes us stay on the ground and there is no gravity in space. The surface of any planet this close to the Sun is bound to get very , very hot. As hot as 850 f degrees. Then if you ever did want to live there, you would probably blow up!

Chapter 3 : Day Longer Than A Year

Mercury moves so quick that it trip around the sun. One year on Mercury takes only 88 DAYS! ,Scientists said that , '' Mercury had a unusual relationship with the sun.'' However they were wrong. Mercury is the closest to the sun.

Chapter 4 : Earth Looks Like On Mercury

Astronaut and Scientists could only see Mercury from Earth as a bright star like object. Out of the five planets { not Earth } can be seen without a telescope , Mercury is probably the last one to be seen without a telescope. With a telescope still looks small. It`s look like a dot shape even.
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Chapter 5 : How The Name Mercury Became

Most of the Planets are named after Gods. Metals were sometimes named for the gods too. I know its COOL AND TRUE. It was given the name quicksilver, and that means , " live silvers." Quicksilver is also means or referred to Mercury, because of its , " quickness.'' Well Mercury dose only take 88 days for a year.
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Interesting Facts About Mercury

1 : Mercury is not the smallest planet Neptune and Pluto are.

2 : Mercury was named after a roman god.

3 : Scientists say that one side of Mercury is ice.

4 : Mercury is the closest Planet to the sun.

5 : Second smallest Planet to the sun.

6 : Scientists though that Mercury had a unusual relationship with the sun but they were wrong. Its really the closest Planet to the sun.

7 : people could only see Mercury as a star like object on Earth.

8 : If you ever wanted to live on Mercury you may not want to!

9 : Scientists believed there was once water on Mercury.

10 : Mercury atmosphere is thin.

11 : Mercury is 3/8 the width of Earth.

12 : When Mercury is near the sun it moves faster.

13 : Mercury has many craters.

Glossary

atmosphere : The gases that`s surrounding planet, stars, and moon. The atmosphere is thin.

craters : Are cricle shape and some craters are volocanos.
God : A god is what people look up to and wroship.

scientists : Are people that study are planet, solar system and much more.

weather : Weather is rain, storms, snow, wind and a lots more.

Closing

I hope you liked my book! And leaner a lot about Mercury. but remember after Earth is thing but dust don t go to Mercury. And i hope you like my book.