The Solar system

Pupils practise describing the solar system.

Author: Borja Uruñuela

Aim

To study the Solar System

Materials

(Optional) Pieces of card/paper  The Solar system Worksheet

Language focus

Key vocabulary: the Sun, planet, comets, asteroids, meteoroids, Mercury, Venus, the Earth, the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, hot, big(ger), small(er), rings, moons, first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth.

Key language: The Sun is the star at the centre of the Solar System. Mercury hasn’t got an atmosphere. Venus is the second planet from the Sun. Mars is smaller than the Earth. Mars is called the ‘red planet’

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