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?

Earth Sun and Moon

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We pride ourselves on offering a reasonably priced service - even our most expensive visits cost < £3 per child (based on a class of 30). Each virtual visit is priced according to one class dialling in, with discounted rates for additional classes joining the same call. Up to 4 classes can join a call. Please indicate the number of classes that will be joining the call below.

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