Our solar neighborhood is an exciting place. The Solar System is full of planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and many other exciting objects.
Learn about, and explore the Solar System with your students using this Beginning Guide to the Solar System.
Topics include the following: The Solar System, The Milky Way Galaxy, The Earth's Atmosphere, The Stars, The Winter Stars, The Planets of Our Solar System, The Planets of the Sun, Light Years, The Planet Earth, Meteors and Comets, Stars and Planets, Facts about the Moon, Positions of the Moon, Facts about Stars, Constellations, The Zodiac, Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Space Travel, The Telescope, Yerkes Observatory Telescope, Mount Palomar Telescope, The Spectroscope, The Radio Telescope.
Also included is The Solar System Matching Quiz (1 and 2), The Solar System Unscramble Quiz (1 and 2), and an Answer Key for each activity, worksheet and quizzes.