Far Out!™ Solar System Mapping Tool
Grades 2 & up. Scale the solar system down to your school yard! A fun, physical way to teach the solar system and the relative distances of the planets to the sun! This sun-shaped reel houses 61 feet of tape with planets marked according to their relative proximity to the sun. Students choose a planet, find it on the tape, and stand next to it, creating a scale model of the solar system. Includes solar system measuring tape with 61 feet of planet tape, 10 downloadable planet posters with actual NASA images, and teacher's guide with lesson plans.