Ready to be schooled in solar system coolness? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby take you back to the birth of our home in space and give you a virtual tour of our galactic neighborhood! You’ll find out how long ago the solar system took its first baby steps, as well as the process by which the sun and planets actually formed. Find out about the two different categories of planet in our solar system, and meet each of the individual planets--plus other solar system bodies like dwarf planets and asteroids! It’s a whole system of fun!
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about the solar system and space. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Solar System. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »
In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about solar system and space. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Solar System topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »