This Solar System lesson plan also includes:
Sixth graders complete activities to study the vastness of space. In this Solar System lesson, 6th graders watch a video about outer space and complete a space labeling activity. Students work in groups to make models of the inner and outer planets. Students do a think/pair/share to discuss the scale of the models and complete a Venn Diagram for planet temperatures. Students use the 321 method to analyze what they learned about the topic.