Solar System Scavenger Hunt

Scholars go on a hunt to locate objects that best fit the measurements to create an eye-catching scale model of the solar system. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Encourage class members to complete the activity over a long break away from school
  • Create and post reflections questions on a classroom blog—direct participants to write about their experience and post a picture
  • Assign the activity during your science period at school
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should be familiar with measuring to scale
  • Gets kids up and moving
  • Provides a brief description of the solar system and a scale model
  • None