CALCULATE YOUR WEIGHT AND AGE ON A PLANET

Use the chart below to calculate your weight on each planet and the moon.

 PLANET GRAVITY Factor of Earth YOUR WEIGHT Mercury 0.38 Venus 0.91 Moon 0.166 Mars 0.38 Jupiter 2.34 Saturn 0.924 Uranus 0.795 Neptune 1.125 Pluto 0.041

How did you calculate your weight?

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Can you calculate your weight in metric units?

Use the chart below to calculate your age on each planet.

 PLANET Revolution Period Your Age Mercury 87.9 Earth Days Venus 224.7 Earth Days Mars 686.9 Earth Days Jupiter 11.86 Earth Year Saturn 29.46 Earth Year Uranus 84.01 Earth Year Neptune 164.79 Earth Year Pluto 248 Earth Year

How did you calculate your age?

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SUGGESTED WEBSITES

PLANET HOP

Calculate your weight and age on this interactive website.  What is your Solar Weight?

How to Calculate Your Weight on Another Planet

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/Puzzles/howeight.html

Print an activity sheet to help you calculate your weight on another planet.  Do you weigh more on Mars than on Mercury?

Welcome to the Planets

http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets

This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration  program.

Solar System Simulator

http://space.jpl.nasa.gov

Welcome to the solar system simulator, a NASA/JPL/Caltech spyglass on the cosmos.

Solar System Exploration

http://sse.jpl.nasa.gov/

Find out about the NASA missions to the planets.

Planetary Photojournal

Find publicly released images from various NASA Solar System exploration programs.

Cosmic Journeys

http://universe.gsfc.nasa.gov/home.html

A series of Space Science missions that will explore the essence of time, gravity and energy.

GRACE Fact Sheet

http://www.csr.utexas.edu/grace/

“To learn more about the mysteries of gravity, twin satellites named GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) are being launched (3/17/2002) to make detailed measurements of earth’s gravity field.”

Solar System Orbit Diagrams

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/orbit_diagrams.html

Find diagrams of the planets, asteroids, and comets showing the inner solar sytem.