OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
Welcome to a
trip to our Solar System.
Our solar system consists of the sun, the planets, the moon, the
belt, meteoroids and comets.
will learn about the main bodies of the solar system and their
will be able to demonstrate learning by:
the nine planets.
an oral and written report incorporating three facts about each planet
facts about our sun and moon.
the planets in order from the sun and explain how their position
temperature of the planets.
the meaning of vocabulary related to the solar system.
Golden Book of Stars and Planets by Judith Herbst (Western
Publishing Co., Inc., 1988).
Sun by Seymour Simon (William Morrow & Co., Inc. 1986).
Planets in our Solar System by
Franklyn M. Branley (Harper & Row 1981).
#2. Each student in the group will
then choose one planet to research. Read
about each planet and write six facts including its relationship to the
its size. Answer the quiz question. Make up a poster to display your
pictures about your planets.
site gives more information about Mars and what NASA is doing to get us
addition to the planets, the students may choose to report on the moon
six or more facts about the moon.
site shows the planets and their relationship to the sun.
is more information to include in your report on the sun.
#3. When students have completed
their presentations, they can use these activities to test their
have some fun.
Oh Where Does That Little Planet Go?
is a worksheet that can be printed and used as an assessment tool.