Planets ALL-IN-ONE Lesson | PowerPoint, Notes, Digital Literacy Activity & More

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If you are teaching about the PLANETS you are in luck! This bundle of resources includes a lesson plan, PowerPoint, student notes, practice questions and formative assessment pieces – which are completely editable. This lesson bundle also includes a digital literacy activity! I’m sharing my love of Astronomy with you, in hopes that your students will love it too!

Student learning goals for the Planets Lesson:

• define "planet", and compare features of terrestrial planets and gas giant planets

• develop an understanding of the differences between the 8 planets of the solar system, in terms of size, location, composition, orbital period, rotation period, number of moons, etc.

• compare different methods of studying planets (e.g. telescopes, space probes, landers and rovers)

Note: This is a longer lesson, it may take up to 3 days to complete all activities depending on the duration of your science class.

Please examine the images and preview above to see how this resource can help you and your students.

In the zipped file, you will receive:

★ 2-page lesson plan (PDF and editable Microsoft Word).

★ 35-slide editable PowerPoint presentation with hyperlinks to YouTube videos.

★ 7-page editable student notes (PDF and editable Microsoft Word) that coordinate with the PowerPoint in a fill-in-the-blank style, that includes 8 homework/practice questions. A teacher version with blanks filled in is also provided in both file types.

★ 14-pages of editable task cards that can be used as formative assessments. 7 pages of quick checks to be used during class and 7 pages of retrieval practice questions to be later in the unit. (PDF file and editable PowerPoint file).

★ 17-page Digital Literacy activity with guide (PDF and editable Microsoft Word files). Students will watch a YouTube video on planets geared towards children and analyze its accuracy (video links included).


This lesson can further be supported by the Planets: Terrestrial Planets and Gas Giants Doodle Notes and Anchor Charts

This resource is part of my Astronomy all-in-one Lesson Bundle that is supported by (but does NOT include) my Astronomy Doodle Notes Bundle.

If you are interested in using the doodle notes with these lessons your best value is to purchase the Astronomy Growing Bundle. This bundle includes all the lessons, PowerPoint presentations, practice and activities as well as all the doodle notes and anchor charts. When additional lessons are added, you can be notified by following my store.

You can see the other resources in the Astronomy all-in-one Lesson Bundle by clicking the links below. Please follow my store for notifications when new resources are added to the bundle.

The Big Bang Theory


The Solar System


Hertzsprung-Russell Diagrams (H-R Diagrams)



Asteroids and Comets

Earth’s Seasons

Moon Phases


Solar and Lunar Eclipses


Life on Planet Earth

Revolutionary Astronomers

Dangers of Living in Space

Size of Space

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Total Pages
115+ pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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