This Solar System Scale & Size lesson plan also includes:
Use a variety of whole fruits to represent the different planets in the solar system to introduce scale sizes to your math or space science class. They follow suit by creating a non-scaled model of the solar system using specific-colored pony beads.
Though this lesson is written for middle schoolers, it really is more appropriate for younger learners.
- An adapted lesson plan for kindergarten through fourth grade is provided
- Well-organized and detailed teacher's notes include extension ideas