The diameter or size of the planet - Mars's size is 4,221 miles.
The period or rotation and revolution - One year in Mars is roughly 687 days long.
Average distance from the sun - The average distance from the sun is 128,000,000 miles.
Origin of the planet’s name - People named Mars after a Greek god of war.
Average surface temperature or range of temperature - Mars's average temperature is -100 F.
4 Interesting Facts -
1. Mars is a blood-red color.
2. You can see mars at night (sometimes) without a telescope.
3. Babylonians mentioned Mars in records from about 3,000 years ago.
4. Observers have noted many strange things on the Martian surface, some of which they thought might be signs of life.