This link takes students to the NASA website where they can learn all the most up-to-date scientific information about each of the planets. While the text may be over some students' heads, it offers beautiful photos and facts that students can record and share.
The Planets Song introduces students to the eight planets in our galaxy and their location in relation to the sun. With this catchy science tune, students learn a basic fact about each planet and are able to name the planets in order from Mercury to Neptune. This song is a fun introduction to the study of planets!
In this video, students are introduced to the many parts that make up our universe. The video begins with the Universe and narrows down to our galaxy and the celestial bodies the comprise it. Students can take a short quiz after the video to test what they know!
Four planets exist between the Sun and its asteroid belt. In this slideshow, students will learn characteristics about each of the inner, rocky planets. There is also a short quiz students can take to test their knowledge after the slideshow!
The four outer planets reside outside of the Sun's asteroid belt. In this slideshow, students will learn facts about each of the Gas Giants in our Milky Way Galaxy. There is also a short quiz students can use to test their knowledge!
Britannica School Elementary offers students an accessible, safe place to complete research about a number of topics. This link takes students to introduction of the planets in our galaxy. They are able to learn information about planetary movement, their location, look at satellite pictures, and more. Students are also able to click on links within Britannica School Elementary to learn more specific information about each planet in the Milky Way Galaxy.