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Planets of the Solar System Posters

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 8 pages | Years: 3 - 6

A set of visually striking and informative posters about the planets of our solar system.

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.

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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.

  • Stacey Peachey

    Great poster. Good detail and a great resource for students to refer to for specific information. FYI - temperature is misspelled (temperture) on all posters.

    • Royce (Teach Starter)

      I Stacey, thank you for your lovely feedback and contacting us about this. It appears that the error has been updated. You can get the updated resource by re downloading it. If you need assistance with anything else, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Jerome Coutet

    Such an awesome resource. These Posters will be useful teaching about Our Solar System!!!! It's hard to find decent posters like this, detailed about each planet, THANK YOU!!

    • Kristian

      Hi Jerome, We also thought there was very little out there for classrooms which is why our team worked on getting something visually appealing to suit the curriculum. Thanks for your awesome feedback, if there is anything I can assist you with, please don't hesitate to contact me.

  • Natasha Perryman

    Awesome! My 8 year old son loves these!!

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)

      Thank you so much for the positive feedback, Natasha! I'm so glad your son is enjoying our resources.