• Introduction to the Solar System
• The Inner Planets
• The Outer Planets
• The Moon
• The Stars
• Asteroids, Meteors & Comets
Thrill young astronomers with a journey through our Solar System.
Our resource presents science concepts in a way that makes them accessible to students and easier to understand. Introduce students to the solar system. Explain how it is made up of planets, moons and asteroids. Then, travel to each of the inner and outer planets. Build a scale model of the solar system, and plan your trip to one of its planets. Your next stop, the moon. Learn the different phases of the moon and figure out what a Blue Moon is. Take a look at the stars and compare yellow dwarfs with blue giants. Create a presentation detailing the story behind your favorite constellation. Finally, compare asteroids, meteors and comets as they travel through our solar system. Aligned to the Next Generation State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy and STEAM initiatives, additional hands-on experiments, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.