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. KS2+
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?
Earth Sun and Moon
*We pride ourselves on offering an affordable service - the majority of our visits cost around £2 per child (based on a class of 30).
Each call is priced based on one class dialling in, with discounted rates for additional classes joining the same call.
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