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Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun.

Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun. Instead of including Pluto, make that tab the dwarf planets. Have students include the names and locations of each of the 5 dwarf planets.

Fun ways for kids to learn how to compare planet sizes in our solar system. Kids then can understand the size and scale of earth compared to other planets.

How kids can compare planet sizes plus free printable

The planets of our solar system were compared in relative size using pieces of fruit in an image by Avi Solomon using data from an episode of the BBC's Stargazing Live. The Earth is a cherry tomato...

Planets of the Solar System Shown to Relative Scale Using Fruit

The planets of our solar system were compared in relative size using pieces of fruit in an image by Avi Solomon using data from an episode of the BBC's Stargazing Live. The Earth is a cherry tomato.

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