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Planetarium: Earth, Sun and Moon

Key info...

Learning level: Key Stage 1
Location: Planetarium, Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Availibility: On demand
Minimum Attendance: 12

Decide what belongs in the sky and what doesn't and take a closer look at the stars, moon and planets.

This presenter-led planetarium session for KS1 explores colours and shapes in the night sky, the shapes and patterns made by the stars and looks at the moon and the planets in our solar system.

The one hour session allows plenty of time to explore the night sky and ask questions at the end.

Image credit: NASA.

What will you learn?

Aims and Objectives
  • To identify things we can see in the sky and things we can’t.
  • To find out about some of the stars we can see in the night sky.
  • To find out about objects in our solar system including the Sun, the planets and our moon.