Today (03.10.17) we learnt that are solar system is heliocentric - the planets orbit around the Sun.
Making our own orrerys helped us understand this. We had a lot of fun! Have a look at the pics below.
Our topic this half term is Earth and Space.
We've already enjoyed making a scaled solar system out of loo paper!
For those interested in plants and especially Saturn click on this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/cassini_huygens_saturn to find out more about the Cassini satellite and it's incredible journey through space.