Explore even more activities with Howtosmile!
Howtosmile is an online collection that brings together thousands of fun, high quality STEM activities developed by museums, afterschool programs and other educational organizations. The lists below include at home ready activity suggestions selected by CCM educators and Howtosmile staff.
Pocket Solar System Activity Guide from NISE Net
Pocket Solar System Folding Instructions (note: draw your own planets based on the photos above where stickers are mentioned)
Model the Sun and Earth from DIY Sun Science
Check out these Create @Home custom Zoom background featuring the planets of our Solar System. While many of the planets have real color, sometimes scientists assign colors to enhance images and to communicate special data. See the Mercury and Venus background for images like this. All backgrounds also say what NASA spacecraft(s) captured the planetary images. If you want to explore more NASA images of the Solar System try this website.
Full Watch and Create activity guide made by CCM for the NISE Network’s Sustainable Futures project
Watch and Create – Printable Challenge cards
Betty Boop and Grampy Video Clip (1min 16sec)
Superman- Billion Dollar Limited Video Clip (1min 42sec)
Tight Rope Tricks Video Clip (58sec)