Students explore the solar system. In this planets instructional activity, students learn about the other planets in the solar system. They watch a video clip from National Geographic on the solar system, compare and contrast the planets and create a smaller scale model of the planets.
How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)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).3rd - 6th Science