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The Problem with Pluto

Problem with pluto cover.
L3 cover image feb2012.

by David Hill

This article recounts how Pluto was discovered and named as a planet in 1930 but in 2006 had its status as a planet removed. It conveys information in a conversational tone to engage its readers. They will learn about the planets, asteroids, and stars as well as about the people involved in discovering Pluto and those who downgraded its status. 

Series: School Journal Level 3, February 2012

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Pluto, planets, asteroids, stars

In: School Journal Level 3, February 2012

Publication date: February 2012

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