The Solar System

Duration: 2½ Weeks / 8¾ Hours

After the completion of Topic 1 the learners will be able to:

  • Research information about the planets.
  • Describe asteroids.
  • Tell the difference between a planet and a star.
  • Make models of the Solar System.
  • Describe and draw the objects in our Solar System.
  • Know why moons sometimes look like the letter C or D.

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below

You will need


  • Computer
  • Data Projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz

School Resources

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Playground/sports field


  • Flash cards with the 8 planets’ names and the Sun