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Dwarf planets, including Pluto, are like planets except they have not cleared their orbits of debris.

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    Dwarf Planets

    Dwarf Planets

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes the characteristics of dwarf planets.
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    The Dwarf Planet Pluto

    The Dwarf Planet Pluto

    by CK-12 //basic
    Gives a brief look at the dwarf planet Pluto and shares some interesting facts.
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    Dwarf Planets Quiz - MS ES

    Dwarf Planets Quiz - MS ES

    by CK-12 //basic
    Reviews characteristics of dwarf planets and how they differ from planets.
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  • Real World Application
    The Frost Line

    The Frost Line

    by CK-12 //basic
    At the time the solar system formed, ices and gases were stable farther out from the sun but not closer in. The line separating these two regions is called the frost line.
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