We found 480 reviewed resources for planets and astronomy
How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)
3rd - 6th
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars make up the inner planets in our solar system. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune make up the outer planets. Use this collection of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, and presentations to build young astronomers' knowledge of the eight planets that orbit the sun. Pair with your unit on the solar system, or use in conjunction with the reading comprehension collection titled How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension).
The Search for Other Earth-like Planets
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Olivier Guyon, professor of optical science and astronomy, explains how scientists are searching for other planets that can support life. Viewers learn the odds of finding a habitable planet, how long it would take, and some techniques...
The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
Astronomers Find First Earth-like Planet in Habitable Zone
5 mins 6th - 12th
This video is intended to complete the ESO clip on the first Earth-like planet ever found. Learn all about Earth-like exoplanets other solar systems, and the keys components needed for extra-planetary life. Many questions are answered...
Planet Scaling using Extra Terrestrial Tools
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Your class will use a set scale to convert diameters of planets to the model size, the diagram given to expand on the number of planets drawn as concentric circles, and examine the scale that would be needed to fit the larger planets on...