Space Fruit

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Description

Use different sized fruits to understand the scales of the planets

Resources

Per team:
1 x peppercorn (Mercury)
2 x cherry tomatos (Earth & Venus)
1 x blueberry (Mars)
1 x watermelon (or as big a melon as you can get) (Jupiter)
1 x large grapefruit (Saturn)
1 x apple (Uranus)
1 x lime (Neptune)

Ask teams to use their knowledge of the planets (or provide a diagram) to put the fruits in order - see BBC Star Gazing Guide

Instructions

Ask teams to use their knowledge of the planets (or provide a diagram) to put the fruits in order - see BBC Star Gazing Guide

Tags

  • space, planets

Badge Links

  • Space - Planets