Earth and Space KS2 Science. Explore the Solar System, recognise the planets and find out about the Hubble Space Telescope with these great free to use teaching resources,
Britannica - The Solar System Text
Britannica’s content on the solar system includes something for everyone, from facts and figures to pictures and videos that will lead you to new areas of learning and discovery. In this Spotlight we have published the general Britannica article on the solar system for you to use.
Comets, Meteors And Asteroids Text
Fun facts, text, images and video all about comets, meteors and asteroids.
Day Night Demonstrator Interactive
A simulation exploring day and night.
Planets - Bar Graph Maker Interactive
Scroll through the planets and click the arrow to add them to the graph. Switch between the graphs and change the scale to suit the data. The print option includes space to add your own supporting text.
Planets - Index Cards Interactive
A database to gather the information required to make space index cards for sorting. Find key items of information in the text to make index cards. The cards can then be sorted onto a venn diagram.
Space - Glossary Text
This glossary contains information about space. Pupils can learn about space and space exploration by browsing the glossary items. Key items have additional information pop-ups that can be printed to support non-fiction topic work and displays.