Scientists that Changed the World

Talk to a grown up about what a scientist is. Science is everywhere activity – create a brainstorm/mindmap of all the people you can think of that use science in their day to day life.




Use the Gallileo powerpoint to learn some key facts about his life, the way his science changed the world and the way we think about the solar system. There are some additional notes at the bottom of each slide.



Watch the solar system song


Look at the planets mnemonic poster for the names of the planet ‘My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Names’.


Label the sun and the 8 planets in the correct order. You can draw these if you would prefer. Refer to the mnemonic if you need to. Colour the planets according to the description in the song.

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