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Planet homework - any website suggestions?

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hulahoopsilove Fri 19-Dec-14 10:58:31

any handy websites DS can look at for his homework on planets

PicInAttic Fri 19-Dec-14 19:54:35

www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/14126818

My kids(KS2) always use the above as a starting point - not sure how to make it a proper link though, sorry.

PicInAttic Fri 19-Dec-14 19:55:28

Ooh, clearly I do know how to make a proper link (or Mumsnet magic does smile

ouryve Fri 19-Dec-14 19:57:20

Look for the BBc stargazing site, too.

AChickenCalledKorma Sat 20-Dec-14 09:04:48

My daughter used this one www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm

NoLongerJustAShopGirl Sat 20-Dec-14 09:13:41

omgspace.net gives an idea of scale - click on the planet names at the bottom of the page

Ferguson Sun 21-Dec-14 22:33:15

These might be of some interest:

solarsystem.nasa.gov/index.cfm

space.jpl.nasa.gov/

www.spacetelescope.org/videos/archive/category/solarsystem/

PastSellByDate Mon 22-Dec-14 08:49:54

As ever Woodlands Junior school has great homework resources....

try this link: resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/science/space.htm

National Geographic Our Solar System: science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/solar-system/

Natural History Museum:
nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/space/planets-solar-system/index.html

BBC Solar System:
www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/solarsystem/

and for £7 you can get the double set of Wonders of the Solar System/ Galaxy with Brian Cox - www.bbcshop.com/science+nature/the-wonders-collection-dvd/invt/bbcdvd3431?source=112_74&gclid=CKKh4Pih2cICFSIYwwodFlsA4w

HTH

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