The Solar System
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Explore the Solar System, learning about the weather and conditions on each one. Students will colour the planets and write weather reports and you can extend the activity to make models too.
Curriculum Links and Differentiation
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 […]
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 1, 2017
Your students can collect Mission Badges for each chapter of the Space Diary they complete, working their way towards Space Expert status. Cut them out and stick them in the back of your Space Diary and then send us a photo of when you’re done! Download a class pack of stickers here Download a […]
February 6, 2017
Introducing Chapter Four we have astronomer Sheila Kanani talking to Lucy Hawking about doing experiments in space. Visit the Chapter Four to download the activities, teaching notes and more great resources.