Planets

What Does Life Need?



Image showing title of the video and illustrations for Air, Water, Food and Shelter.


What is the Solar System?



An illustration of the Solar System


Planet Facts Posters

Do you know how many planets in our Solar System have rings? Or how many have moons? Learn some interesting facts about the planets in our Solar System with these free printable posters!



Thumbnail of the 8 Planet Facts Posters


Life on Earth

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How are living things connected? What do they need to survive? Can we find clues in the Solar System that help us find out why there is life on Earth?

Complete this quiz to discover what makes our planet so special!





Make a Play-doh Solar System

You may know that Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System, but do you know how much larger than the Earth it is?

Find out by creating a scale model of each planet in our Solar System!

 



The 8 planets of the Solar System made out of Play-Doh


Interactive Orrery

An Orrery is a moving, mechanical model of the Solar System. It shows how all of the planets orbit around the Sun.



A illustration of the planets orbiting the Sun. Each planet has a clock face on it.


Colour Your Space

Sending time focusing on one task can help you to relax. Colouring is a great way to spend some time on a calm and creative activity.

Use your imagination to add colour to these colouring sheets. Choose from Space Exploration, Planets, or Telescopes. Or why not complete all 3?!



The image is filled with black and white outlines of telescopes, planets, astronauts, and space probes


Kepler's Laws: Find the Mass of the Sun

Many years ago, a mathematician named Johannes Kepler created a set of rules explaining planets' movement in our Solar System.



The picture shows a cartoon portrait of Johannes Kepler in front of an artist's impression of the Solar System.


What Is Kepler's Third Law?



This is a cartoon image of Johannes Kepler and Isaac Newton with a parchment-like background. A diagram of a planet's orbit is featured in the middle behind the figures. To the right of the figures, is a cartoon of an apple falling.


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