By observing and researching features of our solar system, I can use simple models to communicate my understanding of size, scale, time and relative motion within it.

SCN 2-06a

Benchmarks:

· Reports collaboratively on the key features of the planets including size, distance from the sun, length of day, length of year, temperature, materials from which they are predominantly made and the number of moons.

· Uses simple models to communicate understanding of size, scale, time and relative motion within our Solar System, including how solar & lunar eclipses occur.

Angus Council Repacked Outcomes Medium Term Plan

2 the Solar System.doc

Royal Society of Chemistry - Space resources

BBC Bitesize - Space

How big is our Solar System? Use this fun 'Toilet Paper Solar System' to explore its size and scale!

toilet-paper-solar-system.pdf

Larbert Cluster Space PowerPoint

Space.pptx

STEM Learning : Mission to the Moon Activity 1: Highlands and Lowlands