Our Solar System

Challenge reference: 6130

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will begin to know more of the planets names and why the sun is important to life on Earth.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Understand some of the key differences between the sun, planets and moon.

  2. Explain in simple terms how humans can travel into space.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Create a picture or model of the solar system and label the sun, moon and Earth
    • Group pictures of the moon in different phases and recognise them all as the same moon
    • Give a reason for why the sun is important to life on Earth
    • Identify a rocket in a picture or video
    • Identify someone who travels to space as an astronaut