Main l Introduction l Task l Process l Evaluation l Conclusion
Before you start
On your journey you need to visit eight planets and their satellites, one dwarf planet, some smaller objects such as asteroids and comets, the Moon and the Sun. You will collect facts about each place you visit in the Solar System. Download and print a copy of the fact cards and create a fact card for each place you visit. Use the Internet resources below or classroom books for your research. As you discover each place choose four important facts and write them on your fact cards.
Fact Cards Download
Astronomy For Kids
Science Facts & Videos - Yahoo! Kids
Solar System - By KidsAstronomy.com
StarDate Online | Solar System Guide
StarChild: The Solar System
Views of the Solar System
Welcome to the Planets
Our Solar System
NASA - NASA for Students
The Nine Planets Solar System Tour
NASA - JPL Solar System Simulator
For your own search:
Reference Library - Yahoo! Kids
After you have finished your Solar System fact cards you are going to continue your journey and fill out a planet comparison chart. Download and print a copy of the Planet Comparison Chart. Using the link EnchantedLearning-ZoomAstronomy find the information for your comparison chart and fill in each section.
Planet Comparison Chart Download
When you have completed your “Journey Through the Solar System” you are going to put all of the information together and create a poster.
Cut out your completed fact cards and completed comparison chart.
Now that you have finished your
“Journey Through the Solar System”
hang your poster in the classroom
for the “Galaxy Gallery Walk”.
To the Evaluation