Lesson Plan

The Solar System: Learning about Planets

Use this lesson to have your students research about a planet of their choice and present it to the class! This lesson will also give the creative students of your class an opportunity to make their own planets!
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify the planets in the Earth's solar system. Students will be able to determine the position of the planets from the sun.


(5 minutes)
Make a PlanetOur Solar SystemPlanets Crossword PuzzleResearch a Planet
  • Tell your students that they will be learning about the planets today.
  • Ask your students if they can name the planets.
  • List the names of the planets on the board.