Sun and Planet Model
Primary Market
Education, Primary Ed
Character Focus
Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Fine Motor Skills, Spatial Skills, Cognitive Skills

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book

Objectives:

1.   Learn to know that the Earth revolves around the Sun and rotates by itself at the same time.  The Moon also turns around the Earth and rotates by itself at the same time.

2.   Learn to use Noggin BuilderZ to construct a Sun  and planet  gear model.

Steps:

Sun and Planet

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Multiple Planets

Sun, Planet and Moon

9 10 11 12 13

 

Remember:

  • colors of rods and other pieces may vary
  • kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, intended for ages 6+

 

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