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Planets of the Solar System Posters

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  8 Pages

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  AUS V8, NSW, VIC, AUS V9

  • Years

    Years:  3 - 6

Use this set of visually striking and informative posters about the planets of our solar system in your classroom.

Use these posters when exploring and researching the planets of the solar system.

The Planets of the Solar System 🪐

Print these posters and display them in the classroom as an engaging learning resource. Each poster contains:

  • a photographic image of the planet
  • data detailing its characteristics
    • average temperature
    • average distance from the sun
    • number of moons
    • rotation time
    • orbit/revolution time
    • main composition
    • whether it has a ring system or not
  • extra information that will provide students with a body of knowledge for each celestial object.

Create a Solar System Display

These posters would be a wonderful addition to your classroom’s solar system display when exploring the Earth and Space Sciences aspect of the curriculum.

Team these posters with the following resources to add to your display and your students’ understanding.

Image of Solar System Mobile – Craft Activity

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Solar System Mobile – Craft Activity

Use this printable solar system craft when learning about the planets and their position in relation to the Sun.

Teach Starter Publishing2 pagesYears: 3 - 6
Image of The Solar System – Cut and Paste Activity

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The Solar System – Cut and Paste Activity

Use this cut-and-paste activity to make a mini solar system book.

Teach Starter Publishing3 pagesYears: 1 - 3
Image of Number and Algebra Mathematics Investigation — The Solar System in Our Space

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Number and Algebra Mathematics Investigation — The Solar System in Our Space

A mathematics investigation about number and the scale of the solar system, embedded in a real-world context.

Teach Starter Publishing9 pagesYears: 5 - 6Has Starter Sheet


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  • Bec Mcintosh

    Excellent resource! Would be great to have a low colour version also.

    • Laica Ayo

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  • Nicole

    These are great posters, especially the information on them but due to the file size, I keep having issues printing these. :(

    • Kristian

      Hi Nicole, Thanks so much for noticing this error on one of our resources. I have fixed the error and it is now ready for you to download again. If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me.