Learning about the solar system

Do you know the names of the planets in the solar system? Watch this video to help you learn them!

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  • Do the preparation activity to help you with words from the video.
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Transcript

We need some planets to join in with our sunshine dance. Come on stargazers!  

Bright Venus, Mars, Jupiter. Planets into orbit! Come on!

Let's adventure through the whole solar system. Come on! 

There's Mercury. 

Venus
Venus

Earth
Earth

Mars
Mars

Jupiter
Jupiter

Saturn
Saturn

Uranus
Uranus

Neptune
Neptune. 

Phew! We have travelled all the way from the sun, which is the heart of the solar system. Oh, I'm going to have a little rest.

Oh no, you know what that means? Show me, show me your groovy solar system moves. Weyhey!

Powerful sun, keeping the planets moving.

Mercury. Venus. Blue and green Earth. Red planet Mars, with a giant volcano. Giant Jupiter. Saturn with its rings. Uranus. Chilly, chilly Neptune.

The planets in the solar system keep moving like clockwork and it's all because of the energetic sun. 

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