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Guess the Distance to Earth

Objectives of Activity

1. Learn the estimated distance of each planet to Earth 

2. Learn the order of the planets 

3. Build an understanding of distance

How to:

1. Use the animated Powerpoint Slideshow below to introduce children to the distance of the planets to earth

2. If desired, utilise the Word PDF for homework purposes, and use the Powerpoint Slideshow to discuss answers in class


Here's what can be learned through this activity. 

Distance from Earth - across the Solar System

Distance from Earth

Distance from Earth - Answers