Use this venn diagram to help kids compare and contrast the inner and outer planets in our solar system.
All planets revolve around the sun
All planets rotate on an axis
Inner planets are warmer than the outer planets
Inner planets are made of rock, while the outer planets are gas giants
Inner planets have a shorter trip around the sun
Inner planets are smaller than the outer planets
Completed venn diagrams can lead to a discussion about why Earth is the only planet that can support life in our solar system.