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Solar System Super Page

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Save time planning your next unit on the solar system with these resources brought to you by our team of credentialed teachers.
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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
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...
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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Welcome to the Solar System! 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...
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When I Grow Up: Career Lessons and Activities for Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The When I Grow Up series features 13 math, science, and career exploration lessons and activities for middle schoolers. Pupils choose a profession based on their strengths and interests, then complete a handout that identifies their...
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Let's Go To Space! - SciShow Kids

For Students K - 6th Standards
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images.  The host, Jessi, and her cartoon...
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The Outer Planets: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A long time ago, a galaxy formed that contained a solar system with eight planets—or nine depending on who is counting. A collection of 22 lessons has middle schoolers examine the Outer Planets of the solar system. They calculate the...
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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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Solar System Printables Collection

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Use this ABCmouse collection to make learning about the solar system an out of this world experience! From word tracing to coloring pages, there is a wide range of activities to choose from. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account...
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The Outer Planets Lessons and Activities Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Explore the solar system, investigate space technology, and examine the planets—and their relative size and distance compared to the inner planets—with a collection of space science lessons.
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Space Science: The Sun and Its Influence on Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
These videos by Crash Course Kids are an excellent way to get your class pumped up about the solar system. From rotations and revolutions to the gas giants and rocky planets, everything (and more) about the solar system is covered in...
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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the eight planets in our solar system. Use this collection of reading comprehension worksheets to check young astronomers' understanding of reading informational text....
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Toilet Paper Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Can we model how large the solar system really is? Attempt an astronomical feat with a hands-on-activity that uses a roll of toilet paper. Young scientists measure the distances of the planets from the sun to create a scale model of the...
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The Voyage Scale Model Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists learn how to select a scale factor for a large scale model. Then they figure the scale for each of the planets and the distance between them. Finally, they construct a giant scale model of the solar system and answer...
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Voyage of Discovery

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Did you know that Pluto is smaller than the United States of America? It is difficult to conceptualize the size of planets and the distance between them, and the instructional activity addresses those exact issues. After a discussion,...
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Impact Craters: A Look at the Past

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The Galle crater on Mars is also known as the Happy Face crater because of its appearance. First, scholars use pebbles and flour to simulate craters and study their properties. They then apply this knowledge to help decipher the history...
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Making Regolith

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
You may not be able to take a field trip to the moon, but that doesn't mean your class can't study moon rocks. Using graham crackers as the moon's bedrock and powdered donuts as micrometeorites, young scientists simulate the creation of...
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The Science of the Sun

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
There's more to that glowing ball of light in sky than most children realize. From the overall structure of the solar system, to the changing of the seasons, these hands-on lessons open the eyes of young scientists to the important role...
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Exploring our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 2/2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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...
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Exploring Our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 1/2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A charming narrator introduces viewers to the wonders and history of our own solar system. A full explanation describing the birth of our sun, planets, and entire solar system. This is the first part of a two-part series on our solar...
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GoSkyWatch Planetarium for iPad - The Astronomy Star Guide

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Digital compass alignment enables navigation of the skies with true orientation at any time. Just point to the sky or "aim for the stars!" This application acts as a virtual telescope, allowing you to zoom in on any object that is...
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on Outerspace

For Students 4th - 8th
Give your gang a visual of scale, or help them to comprehend distances in space with this Bill Nye video. In it, he arranges a series of balls along the length of a soccer field using correct proportional distances from a soccer-ball...
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Solar System

For Students 4th - 8th
Explore the solar system in detail, from it's origins to its components.  Visual data gathered by actual space missions has been used to create the images and animations on each page of this stellar electronic book about the solar...
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Planets in our Solar System

For Teachers 3rd
A wonderfully designed, and very thorough lesson plan on the planets in our solar system. Designed for third graders, this lesson has learners use technology and multimedia tools to research, explore, and create information about the...