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Books in our Library on the Solar System

Online Books

Click on the links below to access these PDF books. They can only be accessed within the school network.

Comets, asteroids and meteorites

The Sun

Earth's atmosphere

The Moon

The Stars

The Planets

This resource can be accessed on G Drive: Common: Library: The New Solar System

Introduction to the Solar System

For Teachers


  • Cosmic Collision: Solar System 523.2 INT
  • Solar Empire 523.2 SOL
  • The Sun 523.7 SUN

Teaching Resources in Primary Science collection

  • Our Solar System and Beyond (kit containing 12 charts) 523.2 OUR
  • The Race in Space: A Timeline (wall frieze) 523.2 SPA
  • Earth and Beyond (teacher resource book plus 5 student copies of Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens) 523 ARN
  • Inflatable Solar System kit 523.2 INF
  • Inflatable Eclipse kit 523.2 INF
  • Light Up Solar System Model 523.2 LIG
  • Our Solar System: A Teaching and Learning Bulletin Board 523.2 OUR
  • Outer Space card game 523.2 OUT
  • Solar System (chart) 523.2 SOL
  • Solar System Kit  (kit containing 9 posters) 523.2 SOL
  • Space Shuffle (card game) 523.2 SPA

Lessons from ABC Splash

Visit ABC Splash for videos, interactive activities and digibooks on the solar system.

Useful Web Sites

Eyes on the Solar System


TigTag is a collection of Science video clips and associated activities on a range of topics for the primary school.

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Fiction on the Solar System


Visit Scootle for the learning objects that are associated with this topic.

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