This zip file has ALL YOU NEED to teach the essentials of the solar system to a middle or high school Geography class. Included are an 18 slide PowerPoint Presentation (complete with graphics, animations, video link, and closure question), notes for student and teacher, and an activity containing review questions and an outline for drawing a solar system diorama, as well as a separate PpT containing planet pictures for the drawing impaired. The objectives are as follows:Identify the Solar System & its inhabitants,
Discuss how the Earth’s position in space affects our weather,
Explain the reason we have seasons on Earth
I use this in a 90 minute block class. Check out the preview and enjoy!