The Solar System – excl. materials – video lessons only


The Solar System – Build a detailed scaled down model

Involves accurate measuring, scale calculations, making a sun and planets, painting correct colors, accurate assembly and labeling.

You will receive:

  • downloadable lesson notes
  • a  video tutorial
  • and information on what materials you will require to complete this project
SKU: SSi01 Category: Tag:

Product Description

 Materials you will require and roughly where to get them

  • A strip of wood  ect ( for base) 60cm long, about 1.2cm thick and 3cm wide – Ask hardware to cut.
  • For the sun: Replace plastic with a piece of card about 1mm thick – Stationary shop.
  • Planets – About 100grams of air drying clay – toy or hobby store.
  • A  kebab stick, 3mm thick.
  • Acrylic paints – red, yellow, white, black, green, blue and skin (mix to obtain planet colour‘s)   Hardware.
  • Paint brushes – 2cm wide + 2 thinner brushes – hardware shop
  • Labels: type and print your own.
  • Glue :use normal wood glue – hardware shop

Tools: scissors, accurate ruler, wire cutter, pencil (not contained in the kit)