Earth and space Year 5 – Solar system science PowerPoint

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Solar system PowerPoint

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Year 5


This Earth and space Year 5 PowerPoint presentation looks at the planets in our solar system, showing their size and order in terms of distance from the sun.

Included slides:

  • The solar system
  • The planets
  • Night and day

Earth and space Year 5

In Year 5 at school, children start learning some amazing things about Earth and space. They begin by studying our planet, Earth. They discover how it’s made up of land, water, and air.

They’ll also learn about the different layers of the Earth, like the crust and the core. Pupils will also explore the fascinating world of rocks and minerals.

Next, take a leap into space. Pupils will learn about our solar system and about asteroids and comets. They’ll find out what makes day and night and why we have seasons.

Pupils will also delve into the wonders of the universe. They’ll learn about stars, galaxies and constellations. It’s mind-blowing for them to think about the billions and billions of stars out there.

Year 5 is all about asking questions and discovering the amazing science of our planet and the vastness of space. It’s a year of endless curiosity and wonder.

Want more facts about our solar system? Read Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock’s top eight fun facts about the solar system.

Find out more about Sigma Science at Browse more resources for World Space Week and download our solar system Year 5 worksheet.

Earth and space Year 5 PowerPoint
Earth and space Year 5 – Solar system science PowerPoint

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