Space/Solar System

Great Links


Pinterest Projects

From Mr. Jacques

Solar System Resources and Activities

3D online solar system models

All sorts of resources


All about the Sun - Introduction to unit - Quick worksheet to go with it.

All about the Planets - Quick worksheet to go with it.

Internet Movies

Seasons - Simple and child friendly

Seasons - A little less simple than previous but offers other realistic perspectives, like top down.

Seasons - Example of what you can do in the classroom with an overhead projector

Seasonal daylight - Why does Norway get sun all day in the summer and none in the winter? Short & sweet! May be more information than necessary.

The Sun - Bill Nye

Amazon Prime - The Universe Season 6, Episode 3, “How the Solar System was Made”

Amazon Prime - The Universe Season 1, Ep. 7 "The Inner Planets: Mercury & Venus"

Amazon Prime - The Universe Season 1, Ep. 11 "The Outer Planets"

Solar System Lesson for Kids - Child narrator 3:54 “Short and sweet!” Just facts with a cartoon animation.

Solar System Songs

The Planets (in our Solar System) - Upbeat and fun to sing. Just planet names and order.  2+ minutes

The Solar System Song - Ho hum! SLOW! Planets in order with added facts. 4.19 minutes

The Planet Song - Bob Dylan speed. Planets in order with a few facts. 1.35 minutes

Outer Space: "We are the Planets," The Solar System Song by StoryBots

Planet Facts