Life on moons

Linking to the topics Earth and space and Space, year 5 and P6 pupils will learn about the largest moon which orbits Jupiter, Ganymede. They will find out what type of alien life scientists think they might discover and consider what adaptations it would need to live in the hostile environment of the icy sea. Pupils will design their own alien, either on paper or with modelling clay.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan
  • A PowerPoint presentation
  • A Fact file on Ganymede
  • Various other reading resources about different moons.

Simple to resource! The items you will need include:

  • Modelling clay
Year 5
Earth and space
Life on moons

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