Team 1 Theme work - Explorers in Space


In Team 1 our current theme is 'Explorers in Space'


Click here to look at our knowledge organiser, which contains some useful vocab for the children to learn as well as some key facts.


We will be focusing on the planet Mars. It would be great if you could research some interesting facts all about Mars. You could present this as a fact page with written facts and some drawings / printed images.

See below for some useful websites.

Please make sure you ask a grown up before researching Mars online.


Watch this short clip all about the 'red planet'.

The National Geographic website has some great Mars facts for children.

This NASA website for children has some great facts and activities and allows you to explore other planets too.


We will also be researching and learning about the British astronaut, Tim Peake. It would be great if you could research some interesting facts all about Tim Peake. You could present this as a fact page with written facts and some drawings / printed images.

See below for some useful websites.

Please make sure you ask a grown up before researching Tim Peake online.


This Britannica Kids website has some facts about Tim Peake.

This ESA - space for kids website has some facts about Tim Peake's return journey to Earth.

You could also look at these power point slides to learn more about Tim Peake.


You might also like to learn the names of the planets in our solar system using these songs.

The solar system song

The planet song for children


Have fun space explorers!

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