Education and
Public Engagement
at the Lunar and Planetary Institute

Solar System Activities

Share the Story
Communicate the Native American story about how Muskrat and the other animals helped to make Earth, and the science story of how our Earth formed.

Drawing Conclusions: How Earth Was Made
Illustrate the Native American and science stories about how Earth came to be.

Planet Viewing
Observe the planets in the night sky.

Hopping Across the Solar System
Get some exercise and learn about planet sizes and distances.

Solar System on a String
Make a mobile of the solar system to hang.