Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and was the first planet to be discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus’ most unique feature is that its axis sideways in comparison to other planets. Uranus is named after the Greek god of the sky. Uranus has 27 moons, all of which were named after characters from the stories of Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. The atmosphere of Uranus is composed of 83% hydrogen, 15% helium and 2% methane. Unlike Saturn and Jupiter, two other gas planets, it…

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and was the first planet to be discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus’ most unique feature is that its axis sideways in comparison to other planets. Uranus is named after the Greek god of the sky. Uranus has 27 moons, all of which were named after characters from the stories of Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. The atmosphere of Uranus is composed of 83% hydrogen, 15% helium and 2% methane. Unlike Saturn and Jupiter, two other gas planets, it…

The Planets (in our Solar System). Nice, catchy simple song - and Pluto has been (correctly) excluded. Poor Pluto!

The Planets (in our Solar System). Nice, catchy simple song - and Pluto has been (correctly) excluded. Poor Pluto!

Our Solar System Crossword - Has the names of  all the planets in our solar system.

Our Solar System Crossword - Has the names of all the planets in our solar system.

Fizzing Jupiter Science Project for Kids - This is such a fun science experiment as a gentle introduction for kids to learn about our solar system and planets. Great for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids especially!

Fizzing Jupiter Science Project for Kids - This is such a fun science experiment as a gentle introduction for kids to learn about our solar system and planets. Great for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids especially!

Free printable astronomy activity showing how small planet Earth is relative to the gas giants in our solar system - ResearchParent.com

Relative Size of the Planets Activity (Free Printable)

Free printable astronomy activity showing how small planet Earth is relative to the gas giants in our solar system - ResearchParent.com

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