Formation of the Solar System


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Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Royal Observatory
School subject: 
Astronomy, Science

A classroom activity in which students learn about the main steps in the formation of our Solar System by completing a crossword and creating their own comic strip.

We know about the planets, moons and space rocks that make up our Solar System. But where did it all come from? 

Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers as they set out to answer the question: "How did the Solar System form?"