Playground Planetarium: The Solar System | STEAM STEM Astronomy and Math

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Make a scale model solar system!

This hands-on dynamic activity will give your students a sense of the vastness of our solar system and just how tiny our planet is in the whole scope of things.

Get your kids out of their seats and outside to walk off the distances between the sun and the planets. If you have a smaller playground, you can scale this down to your needs.

This activity reinforces STEAM/STEM concepts as well as division and estimation in mathematics.

Included in this download:
-Materials list
-{9} printable solar system fact cards
-a math lab worksheet with teacher key
-directions for creating a playground sized solar system!

Students will be awed by the size of the universe!

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Playground Planetarium: The Solar System | STEAM STEM Astr
Playground Planetarium: The Solar System | STEAM STEM Astr
Playground Planetarium: The Solar System | STEAM STEM Astr
Playground Planetarium: The Solar System | STEAM STEM Astr