Solar System in a box

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Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Resource type: 
Video
Location: 
Royal Observatory
School subject: 
Astronomy, Science

In this video, Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Brendan recreates the Solar System in plasticine form to demonstrate the science of light and dark, and light and shadow, in space. Students can recreate their very own Solar System in a Box.

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