Planet Fact Sheets Research Templates
Help your students learn about the 8 planets by using templates to conduct research. The packet includes a template for each of the 8 planets with basic teacher answer keys. You can bind all 8 sheets to create a planet guide book or just have your students use these handy fact sheets to organize their notes. **This product now contains a in addition to a printable (PDF format), perfect for distance learning or paperless classrooms. You can use the templates with the curriculum/website of your choice or you can send your students off on a library scavenger hunt of their own to collect the information.
Students complete the following information for each planet:
- Circle the planet in based on its position in the galaxy
- Distance from the Sun
- Relative Mass
- Average Density
- Average Temperature
- Number of Moons
- Is it inner or outer?
- Have any spacecraft visited the planet?
- Describe the planet's atmosphere.
- Draw a picture of the planet.
- Check off the characteristics of the planet.
A "how-to" use this product direction sheet and a digital guide are also provided.
A two-page template is provided for creating a travel brochure to another planet. This is a great addition to a planet research project or poster board. You can also have students work in teams to create brochures for all 8 planets.
In addition we have included two graphic organizers for helping students compare and contrast two planets.
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