School projects showing the solar system don't have to be flat, colored posters or mobiles hanging in a straight row from a clothes hanger. A hand-made solar system can be much more interesting and eye-catching. If fact, your solar system will be bright, colorful and 3-D. Instead of hanging in a row, it will be spheres that not only surround the...
Experience real science with a hands-on project you can do at home! It may be a little early to begin thinking about science projects, but it never hurts to brainstorm a few ideas. With the kids back in school before you know it, it will be time to learn about the solar system. Here is a project you can help your kids create. It is educational and fun at the same time.
Virtual Solar System (nationalgeographic.com) : "Discover the wonders of our solar system in a spectacular 3-D environment. Take a flyby tour of the sun and each planet in its orbit, observe planets and extraterrestrial weather patterns up close, and more."
Make a 3-D model of the solar system as a visual aid to reinforce the things you are teaching. You can have your class make their own models at home after they see yours, to further instill the knowledge in their minds. Hang your finished model in the classroom for your students to study. Read more : http://www.ehow.com/how_12082357_make-3d-model-solar-system-fourth-grader.html
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Becoming an expert on a planet and creating a planet model is always one of the highlights of the year for my students. This solar system project includes three parts: completing planet research and a planet report page, creating a 3-D planet model, and presenting the 3-D model to the class.