MATCHING TERMS (Print only resource)
Match up each term with the definition by drawing a line between the term and the definition.
|1. Planet||a) Force which acts over a distance between objects.|
|2. Solar System||b) Path that an object in space takes as it travels around another object.|
|3. Orbit||c) An object which has a tail and moves and icy head that moves through the Solar System.|
|4. Gravity||d) Large body which orbits a planet.|
|5. Sun||e) One of 8 large bodies that orbits the Sun.|
|6. Comet||f) System of 1 star, 8 planets and other spatial bodies.|
|8. Ellipse||h) A small rocky object which is in orbit around the Sun.|
|Moon / Satellite.||i) The shape of the orbit that a planet takes as it orbits the Sun.|
Make a lost of 6 conditions for human life to exist.
SCALE DRAINING OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
- On a piece of A4 paper, mark the position of the centre of the page.
- Draw a diagonal line from one corner through the centre to the bottom corner.
- Mark the Sun as the top left hand corner.
- Using a scale of lcm equals the distance from the Earth to the Sun, draw and label the 8 planets.
Pluto is no longer recognised as a planet as it is too small.
Check out https://www.nasa.org for further information.