Activities to assist students in considering the size of the planets in our Solar System and the concept of scaling to represent large bodies.
Students create their own mnemonic to assist them to remember our planets from the Sun outwards.
Activities to assist students to consider why the planets are arranged as they are.
Student research activity which ask students to consider the validity of sources.
Students work in groups to research answers to questions about our Solar System and to peer review these findings (a great way to demonstrate that not all sources of information are reliable).
A quiz to truly challenge student knowledge and understanding of our Solar System.
Why do stars twinkle? These activities allow you to explore this with your class.