With the recent announcement that their may be a habitable planet just 12 light-years away from Earth, the question keeps getting asked – just how far are the closest solar systems to our own planet? This graphic created by Space.com shows that – the closest stars and their accompanying solar systems – giving us a better perspective of what’s out there in the neighborhood for us to explore.
Teaching Resource: A set of two posters with information and diagrams about Solar and Lunar Eclipses. (subscription required)
Activities about The Solar System - Zoom Astronomy This gives you a workbook with tabs over the 8 planets, you could take pluto out. I really like how it is just a whole book over the solar system. It gives some good information on each planet which is good.
Check out our 10 Facts About Venus #infographic!http://astronomyisawesome.com/infographics/10-facts-about-venus/Everybody loves #Venus, maybe it’s because she’s the only planet in our Solar System named after a female or because she’s named after the Roman goddess of love…