A hands-on model to demonstrate the interplay and movements of the sun, Earth and moon.
Use this educational resource when teaching your students about the ways in which the sun, Earth and moon move.
Students colour and cut out the sun, Earth and moon using the template provided, then attach the celestial bodies to each other using split pins.
Students will then be able to use their model to demonstrate the movement and interplay of the sun, Earth and moon.
For increased durability, it is recommended that the templates be printed on white card rather than paper.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Earth and space
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
The principal focus of science teaching in upper key stage 2 is to enable pupils to develop a deeper understanding of a wide range of scientific ideas. They should do this through exploring and talking about their ideas; asking their own questions ab...
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