Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

123 reviewed resources for inner outer planets

1 In 1 Collection 4:43
Lesson Planet

Gas Giants Weather

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune make up the outer planets. How extreme is the weather on these planets? This is the focus of a video that explains how the gas giants have "crazy storms," strong winds, methane rain, and very cold...
Lesson Planet

A Planet in the Solar System

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
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...
5:34
Lesson Planet

Could Planet Minecraft Actually Exist?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
Lesson Planet

Lab Activity: Model of the Planets

For Students 7th - 10th
This worksheet leads the class through the calculations needed to construct circles to represent the planets of our Solar System. The actual values are provided, as are suggested calculations to create the scale diameters. The ten...
Lesson Planet

The Planets of the Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
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,...
Lesson Planet

Planet Line-Ups

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should Pluto be considered a planet or a dwarf planet? Scholars research planets in our solar system to understand their similarities and differences. It also includes memory activities related to the order of the planets. 
Lesson Planet

The Solar System

For Students 6th - 12th
In this solar system worksheet, students determine the correct unit of measurement to use when measuring a list of items. Students list the five outer planets and four inner planets. This worksheet has 20 fill in the blank questions.
Lesson Planet

Our Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A tantalizing video about our solar system raises more questions than it answers, which is exactly the point. After watching the video, groups are assigned a planet to research. They develop a PowerPoint that includes key details,...
Lesson Planet

Our Solar System: An Introductory Tour

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take science lovers on an out-of-this-world tour of the solar system. A PowerPoint presentation gives a pictorial view of the planets of the solar system. Images highlight the unique features of each planet, and the final slides include...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Where Are We Going?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Come take a ride on the space bus! Scholars go on an imaginary trip to pick up their peers from the inner and outer planets while reinforcing math skills. First, learners round decimals to identify each planets' distance from Earth....
11:40
Lesson Planet

The Oort Cloud

For Students 6th - 12th
What lies beyond our solar system? Share an interesting video describing the Oort Cloud with astronomy scholars to find out! The narrator explains that this far-flung region, along with the scattered disk and Kuiper belt, is the...
Lesson Planet

Our Solar System

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The presentation starts with the scientists who made discoveries about our solar system: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Kepler, and Newton. It also covers the planets, inner, outer, and Pluto, satellites, and an in-depth discussion...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Modeling Sizes of Planets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The density of the huge planet of Saturn is 0.7 g/cm3, which means it could float in water! In the second part of 22, science pupils explore the size and order of the planets. They then calculate weight and/or gravity and density of...
Lesson Planet

Small Body Classification

For Students 7th - 8th
Is an asteroid the same thing as a meteor? What about a comet? Learn the differences between small celestial bodies with a worksheet that lists several characteristics and space for kids to note which belongs to a comet, asteroid, or...
1 In 1 Collection 4:14
Lesson Planet

Explore the Solar System: The Rocky Planets

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
Take a trip to the rocky planets—Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars—with an engaging video that details their unique attributes.
Lesson Planet

Planets Worksheet

For Students 4th - 5th
In this planets worksheet, students use Internet research to complete 5 pages about solar system facts. Students answer 25 essay questions and label a diagram of the solar system.
Lesson Planet

How Long Does It Take to Say Hello?

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this space science worksheet, students compute the time it would take for a message to reach the moon and all of the planets. They also identify and explain the differences in the times that it takes to communicate with the inner and...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Pocket Solar System

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How in the world can something as big as the solar system possibly fit in your pocket? Complete this simple modeling activity and find out, as young scientists gain an appreciation for the incredible scale of outer space.
Lesson Planet

Solar System Launch

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Trying to understand the vastness of outer space can be quite a challenge for young scientists. Help put things in perspective with this cross-curricular activity as students work in pairs creating scaled models of the solar system,...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Space Travel Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Looking to take a trip? Why not go to space? Here, scholars take on the role as travel agent to create a guide to their favorite planet including travel tips and sightseeing recommendations. 
Lesson Planet

What's "Out" There?

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate the five outer planets. In this space science lesson, 1st graders read the book Our Solar System and identify the five outer planets. Students create a booklet and write about outer planets.
Lesson Planet

Planets (Inner and Outer)

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research about the characteristics of their chosen planet. In this space science lesson, 6th graders create a PowerPoint presentation based on specific criteria. They present their project in class.
Lesson Planet

The Solar System

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
A well-put-together space science PowerPoint provides pupils with facts about the inner and outer planets of our solar system. The slides display beautiful photographs of each planet, along with several facts. A great resource!
Lesson Planet

Tour the Solar System

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Here's a tour that sure not to bore! Young astronomers investigate the planets of our solar system using an interactive lesson from PBS's Space series. The resource contains informational videos, a reading passage, and extensions to...