Orbit Orrery

Orbit Orrery
B8A34204

Product code: B8A34204

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Product Description

The Orbit Orrery model of the Sun lights up and features the planets as far as Neptune. The Earth has a moon and the planets can be moved around the Sun by hand and the Moon around the Earth. This orrery is suited to demonstrating the shape and motions of the solar system at Key Stage 2 and 3 levels of education in astronomy.

It demonstrates the overall shape of the solar system and the relative movements of the planets and the Earth's moon. The hands-on model with teaching guide helps pupils understand the solar system including its shape, the sun as the source of its light, planetary orbits, the planets' names and which planets may be seen on given days. The planets, can be rotated by hand around the Sun which lights up while the moon can be rotated around the Earth. The planets are relative in terms of their size as they appear in the solar system.

  • Overall height: 100mm.
  • Diameter of largest Orbit 38cm.
  • Requires 2 x AA batteries (not included) to light the sun.
  • Teachers notes and battery holder included.

Further Information

Height
10cm
Power
2 x AA batteries (not supplied)
Product Type
Orrery

Documents

GBP20.95
GBP25.14 inc VAT
In stock
Quantity:

The Orbit Orrery model of the Sun lights up and features the planets as far as Neptune. The Earth has a moon and the planets can be moved around the Sun by hand and the Moon around the Earth. This orrery is suited to demonstrating the shape and motions of the solar system at Key Stage 2 and 3 levels of education in astronomy.

It demonstrates the overall shape of the solar system and the relative movements of the planets and the Earth's moon. The hands-on model with teaching guide helps pupils understand the solar system including its shape, the sun as the source of its light, planetary orbits, the planets' names and which planets may be seen on given days. The planets, can be rotated by hand around the Sun which lights up while the moon can be rotated around the Earth. The planets are relative in terms of their size as they appear in the solar system.

  • Overall height: 100mm.
  • Diameter of largest Orbit 38cm.
  • Requires 2 x AA batteries (not included) to light the sun.
  • Teachers notes and battery holder included.

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