Create Your Own Solar System Model
Extension Activity 3.4
This extension activity supports The Solar System: Activity 3.4 in Chapter 3.
Creating a model of the solar system is a great way to help students learn about the different planets and understand their orbits. This activity provides a range of options for building solar system models, either in groups or individually.
Curriculum Links and Differentiation
March 24, 2016
What is your job – can you describe a typical day in your work life? My job is Education, Outreach and Diversity Officer at the Royal Astronomical Society. I have no typical day at work! I got to where I am today from a very varied route. I have a PhD in Planetary Physics and […]
February 3, 2016
This month, our Principia Mission Space Diary investigates some of the things astronaut Tim Peake might see in space, like the planets in our solar system. All the planets orbiting our sun are unique. They have different landscapes, atmospheres and rotation speeds. To help our young Space Apprentices explore the planets without having to leave […]