Create Your Own Solar System Model

Principia Space Diary

Activity 3.4

Extension Activity for The Solar System

This extension activity supports The Solar System: Activity 3.4 in Chapter 3. Creating a model of the solar system is a great way to help students learn about the different planets and understand their orbits. This activity provides a range of options for building solar system models, either in groups or individually.


  • Primary Science / Working Scientifically
  • Design and Technology (DT)
  • Art and Design

Learning Methods

  • Build
  • Creative Development
  • Collaborate
  • Design and Invent
Create Your Own Solar System Model

Support Materials

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