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Pluto: Demoted August 24, 2006

Posted by Admin in Science in the News.

We’re down to just 8 planets! Pluto has been demoted from “planet” status due to its many irregularities, as compared to the other eight planets. For instance, check out how small it is compared to the Earth in the picture above! Check out today’s CNN article for more details. We’ll be discussing planets much more in our Astronomy unit during the 2nd quarter (Late October-December).

Many of you are already familiar with the phrase “My Very Energetic Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas” or something similar as a way to remember the first letters of the nine planets in order from the Sun.  Can you come up with a new phrase that would apply to the list of 8 planets?  If so, add it as a “comment” to this post!!



1. Homework for Friday, 08/25/06 « THS 9th Grade Team - August 25, 2006

[…] Earth-Space Science: In class: “Window to the World” lab, Pluto discussion. This weekend: Check the the Pluto story on our Earth-Space science page. Can you come up with a new phrase to remember the new ordered list of planet names? Add it as a “comment” to the Earth science page if you can! […]

2. kansasknitter - August 26, 2006

How about My Very Energetic Mother Just Served Us Nachos?

3. stephencrook - August 27, 2006

I have 2.

1. Make Very Easy Money Just Selling Ugly Neckties.

2. My Very Energetic Monkey Jack sold us newspapers.

4. will and em - May 4, 2007

Many very execiting men just sit up north

we love it,

love will and em


5. Zuranamee - May 8, 2007

Many Vicious Elephants Maul Jaguars Sitting Upon Nickels

6. Zuranamee - May 8, 2007

Miniature voracious eels maul jarbalo singers under noodles

7. alice - May 11, 2007

My very educated mother just served us Nachos!

8. Shawn - May 12, 2007

Mad vociferous equatorial marsupials just scurry under nets

9. Daniel Alford - May 23, 2007

My Very Energetic Mother Just Sat Up Now

10. derek - May 27, 2007

mary’s violet eyes make jon stay up nights?

11. Becky - May 29, 2007

My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming

12. Tejas.B - June 18, 2007

My Very Efficient Mother Just Served Us Noodles

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