From Mercury’s peppercorn to Jupiter’s watermelon, our solar system dished up quite a lovely fruit salad

New School Montessori teacher Gina Sabato presented the relative size of the planets in our solar system using common fruits.

The sun was represented by a beach ball.

  • Mercury = peppercorn
  • Venus = cherry tomato
  • Earth = cherry tomato
  • Mars = blueberry
  • Jupiter = watermelon
  • Saturn = large grapefruit
  • Uranus = apple
  • Neptune = lime


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