Solar System Online Unit Study


Online homeschool course integrating multiple subjects to learn about our Solar System. With this month-long Online Unit Study, homeschoolers will explore the Sun and planets. They will learn about orbits, gravity and so much more as they perform experiments and analyze data with Google Sheets.

CLICK here to preview a lesson from the Solar System Online Unit Study. (Click the “Complete and Continue” button to see the complete lesson.)

Lessons Included: Solar System Overview The Sun Planetary Orbits Gravity Planets Overview The Rocky Planets The Gas Planets Comet, Asteroids and Meteors Final Project: Solar System Model Online Unit Studies are eLearning courses that focus on a topic but integrate multiple subjects. Students access websites and videos to learn about a topic, completing hands-on and digital projects to apply what they’ve learned. No downloads, books or papers are needed. Everything is just a click away.

CLICK here to preview an Online Unit Study.

Frequently Asked Questions: What age children can participate in Online Unit Studies? Online Unit Studies are designed for children who can read and navigate the Internet on their own. Younger children can participate with assistance.

When does the course start and finish? The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do Online Unit Studies take? That all depends on you and the pace of learning at your home. Most families complete the mini-courses in 2-3 days and the full courses in a month.

How long do I have access to the course? How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

How it works Purchase a voucher at Educents to be applied towards enrollment in your Online Unit Study. After you enroll, look for an email from Loving Learning Freely with tips on getting started with your Online Unit Study.

More Ways to Learn Solar System

Solar System

4th - 7th | Online video/YouTube

22 Videos all about the sun, the planets, and their moons.


Solar System

6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

Solar System lets you experience the majesty of the galaxy at a level of detail rarely imagined. An amazing and extraordinarily attractive resource for amateur astronomers… an out-of-this-world...


Solar Walk

3rd - 8th | Android, iPhone/iPad

Experience the solar system like never before. Solar Walk is a stunning model of the solar system that shows you all the planets and satellites with incredible detail and accuracy. You can navigate...


Planets Kit with DVD

7th - High School | Product

This kit contains 10 labs, DVD, and complete Teacher’s Guide. It is designed to be a comprehensive study of the Planets. The kit is recommended for students 12+ years of age, but is not grade- or...


Elective Unit Studies: The Solar System

3rd - 8th | Printable, Product

Elective Unit Studies: The Solar System In this comprehensive and multisensory 237 page unit study, your children will explore much more than the solar system! This unit study takes your child on a...


Planets of our Solar System for Kids

Kindergarten - 2nd | Online video/YouTube

Learn the planets of our solar system in this video for kids of all ages! You will discover what a planet is, what the two types of planets are and the two different kinds of primary planets! Plus,...


The Science of the Solar System

College | Online class

About this Course Learn about the science behind the current exploration of the solar system in this free class. Use principles from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to understand the...


See all resources for Solar System