planetary tour

Planetary Tour – lesson

Our solar system is so massive that we can not reach it all.  So let’s shrink it down and take a planetary stroll!  With this scale model walking tour of the solar system kids can get out to explore the wonders of the planets.

In this lesson, we will explore

  • Gravity
  • Properties of each of the planets and what makes them unique
  • What makes a planet

Time to Complete

30+ minutes lesson

Concepts

Space & solar system

Vocabulary

Solar system, gravity, revolve, rotate, terrestrial planet, gas giant, dwarf planet

Skills Highlight

K-2

Core Concept: Creative

Skill: Imagination

  • Using imagination to understand the scope of the solar system

3-5

Core Concept: Creative

Skill: Imagination

  • Using imagination to understand the scope of the solar system

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