Curated and Reviewed by
an Explorative Journey Through the Solar System
This an Explorative Journey Through the Solar System lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
Young scholars, in groups, research a planet from our solar system. They create Styrofoam models of the planets and place the planets on a correct distance scale from the sun.
3 Views 10 Downloads
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar SystemLesson Planet
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solar System LaunchLesson Planet
Trying to understand the vastness of outer space can be quite a challenge for young scientists. Help put things in perspective with this cross-curricular activity as students work in pairs creating scaled models of the solar system,...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Our Solar System Scavenger Hunt ActivityLesson Planet
Send students on a search for facts about the solar system with this scavenger hunt activity. Whether they are finding out how far the sun is from the earth, or the names of all four gas giants, this resource will engage young scientists...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Craziest Eclipses in the Solar SystemLesson Planet
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Solar System: A Brief GlanceLesson Planet
This highly visual video will take learners on a journey through the solar system. Void of narration and accented with music and key facts about each planet, this beautiful clip will inspire as it educates. Have the class take notes...
10 mins 6th - 12th Science
Exploring our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 2/2Lesson Planet
Continue the journey through our solar system through the lens of the tools sent into space. Viewers meet rovers, rockets, and satellites as they gather vital information, helping scientists understand out solar system. Real images, CG...
8 mins 3rd - 8th Science
Map a Model Solar SystemLesson Planet
Creating a solar system map is a snap thanks to a hands-on activity! Science scholars explore the solar system by building it wherever they choose during an interactive from PBS's Space series. Users pick both the location and scale for...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Travel Through The Solar System With Cool Tech ToolsLesson Planet
Linking to good Internet resource can be fun and educational. Students use a series of Internet sites to explore the wonders of the solar system. They rotate through 4 different stations to explore, the lesson concludes with the creation...
4th - 6th Science