We found 122 reviewed resources for inner outer planets
Study Jams! Our Solar System: Outer PlanetsLesson Planet
4th - 8th
A set of seven slides presents an artist's rendition of our solar system, specifically, the asteroid belt, Kuiper Belt, and our outer planets: Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune. The slides are beautiful, and a printable set with text is...
Why Are the Inner and Outer Planets Different?Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How did the planets form? An interesting video from the SciShow Space series identifies the differences between the inner and outer planets and how the history of the solar system's sun put everything in its place. Viewers also learn...
Inner and Outer PlanetsLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Students explore the solar system. For this planets lesson, students learn about the other planets in the solar system. They watch a video clip from National Geographic on the solar system, compare and contrast the planets and create a...
Were the Planets Always in the Same Order?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Our solar system is just like the other solar systems, right? It seems that isn't quite true, but the differences give scientists information about the movement of the planets. An episode of the SciShow Space series describes the physics...
The Sun and PlanetsLesson Planet
23 seconds 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Do other planets experience night, day, and the seasons like humans do here on Earth? Examine planetary motion using real images of the planets through a simulation from PBS's Space lesson series. After observing the motion of each...
Study Jams! Our Solar System: Inner PlanetsLesson Planet
4th - 8th
Stunning images make up this slide show on the inner planets of our solar system. While visiting Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, viewers also are introduced to the International Space Station and the Spirit Rover on Mars. Follow this...
Looking Inside PlanetsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Researchers use scientific data to understand what is inside each of the planets. The first in a series of six, this lesson builds off of that concept by having pupils use a data table to create their own scale models of the interiors of...
How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th
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 astronomers' knowledge of the eight planets that orbit the sun. Pair with your unit on the solar system, or use in conjunction with the reading comprehension collection titled How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension).
A Planet in the Solar SystemLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Take young scientists on an exploration of the cosmos with this cross-curricular writing exercise. Tasked with producing an expository composition describing a planet of their choosing, students perform research and present their...
Could Planet Minecraft Actually Exist?Lesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th
Learners explore the rationale behind Planet Minecraft and cube planets. They view explanations about hollow planets, flat planes in space, and other scientific theories as they learn more about the inner core of the Earth and our outer...
The Planets of the Solar SystemLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Launch a lesson that's sure to capture middle schoolers' interest! Exploration enthusiasts examine the planets of our solar system using an activity from PBS's Space series. The resource includes images and information for each planet,...
New Evidence for Planet 9!Lesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Could there be a planet in our solar system we have yet to uncover? Researchers believe several discoveries in the outer solar system suggest just that! Part of the SciShow playlist, a video presentation discusses these discoveries and...
How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension)Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
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. Invite your students to cite their answers in the text by highlighting specific sentences and phrases. Pair with your unit on the solar system.