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If the Sun were a beach ball, how big would the Earth be? Why does the Moon glow? Learn about the Earth, Sun and Moon, and why we have days and years, using a globe, scale models, lights and games.

Virtual Visit Details

Ideal for your Space topic, this talk focuses on the Earth, Sun and Moon.

Using a globe, scale models, lights, great images, and educational games, children learn about:

- The size and rotation of the Earth, and how this gives us days
- The orbit of the Earth round the Sun, and how this gives us years
- The relative sizes of the Earth, Sun and Moon (if the Sun were a beach ball, how big would the Earth be? Year 5 classes will do the calculation themselves; younger classes will guess
- Why the Sun is so hot
- Human exploration of the Moon - what is it like there?

Key Speaker

Earth Sun and Moon

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*We pride ourselves on offering an affordable service - the vast majority of our visits cost < £3 per child (based on a class of 30). Each call is priced according to one class dialling in, with discounted rates for additional classes joining the same call. Please indicate the number of classes that will be joining your call.


Our speakers can dial in to Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Google Meet calls. For Teams/Google please check with your IT manager that your account allows external callers.

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