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Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun.

Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun. Instead of including Pluto, make that tab the dwarf planets. Have students include the names and locations of each of the 5 dwarf planets.

Distance of planets from sun w/ toilet paper-my kids loved this! OMG future teachers!! soooo cool

Toilet Paper science: Mercury, the closest planet to the sun was 3 sheets of toilet paper from the sun. Neptune, the farthest planet from the sun, was 224 sheets of toilet paper from the sun.

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Order of the Planets Poster

Matches the year 5 science curriculum descriptor Fun way for children to remember the order of planets in the solar system.

Study the stars with your preschooler! Learn how to turn your phone into a simple DIY constellation projector with our FREE printable constellation cards. Part of our Studying Stars series for Preschoolers. | Preschool | STEAM | STEM | Kids Activities | S

DIY Constellation Projector

Study the stars with your preschooler! Learn how to turn your phone into a simple DIY constellation projector with our FREE printable constellation cards. Part of our Studying Stars series for Preschoolers. Preschool STEAM STEM Kids Activities S

If other planets were in the place of the moon.

If planets were in the place of the moon…

Funny pictures about If Other Planets Were In The Place Of The Moon. Oh, and cool pics about If Other Planets Were In The Place Of The Moon. Also, If Other Planets Were In The Place Of The Moon photos.

How planets orbit the sun: This super simple Montessori-inspired activity gives kids a hands-on and concrete way to understand how planets orbit the sun in a large circle || Gift of Curiosity

How planets orbit the sun: A Montessori-inspired activity for kids

Space activities - How planets orbit the sun: This super simple Montessori-inspired activity gives kids a hands-on and concrete way to understand how planets orbit the sun in a large circle

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Periodic Table Battleship

Karyn Tripp Creates Awesome Periodic Table Battleship Game To Introduce Her Kids To Chemistry

Make this simple model to demonstrate the differences between rotation and revolution. Thread a practice golf ball onto a pipe cleaner.  Twist the pipe cleaner closed, to make a loop. To show rotation: spin the ball. To show revolution: slide the ball around the pipe cleaner.

Make this simple model to demonstrate the differences between rotation and revolution. Thread a practice golf ball onto a pipe cleaner. Twist the pipe cleaner closed, to make a loop. To show rotation: spin the ball. To show revolution: slide the ball aro

This lab will help students to better understand the scale of the solar system. Many students have the misconception that the planets are the same distance from one another! They're not! This lab also shows students just how small the Sun could appear to be from another planet's perspective.

Lab: Solar System in the Hallway

This lab will help students to better understand the scale of the solar system. Many students have the misconception that the planets are the same distance from one another! This lab also shows students just how small the Sun could appear

Set Up a Solar System of Kids Activity-- Students use steps to show the distances between planets!! How fun!

Set Up a Solar System of Kids

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