Looking for a unique and engaging way to get your students involved in researching? These Solar System Factballs and accompanying fact sheets increase the engagement of this often tedious task by providing a unique format for your students to record and practise note-taking skills.
Each Factball explores:
✬ the the history (who discovered and when),
✬ surface features,
✬ planet measurements,
✬ planet orbit,
✬ how the planet got its name
✬ and other interesting facts.
Included in this resource:
✸ A Factball template for each planet
✸ 2 Fact Sheets for each planet, enabling students to complete the details on their Factball without the use of technology. Each Information sheet includes high quality clipart and photos of the planets.
Take a look at some of the great feedback for this resource:
“These are going to make my classroom look amazing. What a fun way for my students to share their knowledge of the planets in our solar system.”
“Worked really well to motivate my reluctant fifth graders into doing group work :)”
“Awesome activity for my kids! They are enjoying it!”
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How do I assemble a factball?
Please see the preview for instructions on how to assemble a factball. Instructions are also included in the resource once purchased.
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
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