Solar System Activities

Each of the activities below can be performed using either CGI or JavaScript versions. You should select which one is best for you depending on the capabilities of your browser software.

Star Where, Oh Where Does That Little Object Go?

CGI Version JavaScript 1.1 Version

Each of the eight planets and one of the dwarf planets orbits around the Sun in a very special way and in a very special place. Can you arrange them correctly?

Star Solar System Shuffle

CGI Version JavaScript 1.1 Version

Use the clues to sort the deck of solar system cards!

Star Planet Tac Toe

CGI Version JavaScript 1.1 Version

You can win only if you have become a solar system expert!

Star Pair Me Up, Scottie

CGI Version JavaScript 1.1 Version

Match pictures of objects found in our solar system.

Show me the Level 2 version of this page.

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