The Beauty of the Solar System

Welcome to "The Beauty of the Solar System." This course is an overview of the planets, stars, and space objects in our solar system.

Planets of the Solar System

The Eight Planets Tour

In this video Paxi takes you on a tour of our Solar System, visiting all eight planets and other minor bodies such as asteroids, comets and the dwarf planet Pluto.

​Join Paxi on a journey through our Solar System, from the rocky inner planets close to the Sun, past the giant planets to the freezing edge, the home of comets.

 

Can you name the planets?

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

Find the "Gas Giants"

Order the planets according to their distance from the Sun

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

Thanks and see you at the next astronomy lesson!

Your homework is to select a planet you like most, find some interesting facts about it and be ready to present these facts in class.