Allowing students to create their own planet mobiles would reinforce what they have learned about the order of the planets as well as characteristics regarding each of them. Teachers can use these mobiles to decorate their classrooms, and students would be able to reference them as they are on display. - KS
Bingo game reviews facts about the 8 planets and other solar system vocabulary. Students create their own bingo cards either by writing or by cutting out and attaching 24 choices onto a blank bingo card.
Although Venus is only the planet second nearest the sun, its dense, toxic atmosphere traps heat in a runaway version of the greenhouse effect that warms up the Earth. As a result, temperatures on Venus reach 870 degrees F (465 degrees C), more than hot enough to melt lead.