The September issue of National Geographic magazine includes several features about the solar system and families can expand their learning with additional content this month.

(National Geographic)

(National Geographic)

What’s Happening:

  • National Geographic magazine readers will discover articles this month about recent discoveries in our solar system.
  • Did you know there are different regions of the sun? Families can explore exciting galactic content in the September issue and Nat Geo offers a variety of ways to expand the Solar System content.
  • The National Geographic Society’s Resource Library offers a free collection of activities and videos about the solar system
  • Want to bring the solar system home? National Geographic offers classroom-sized giant maps and kids can literally walk through the solar system that way.
  • On September 29th, National Geographic Live is hosting a free event called “Virtual Field Trip: Our Solar System & Beyond” featuring National Geographic Explorer and astrophysicist Munazza Alam, National Geographic Young Explorer Ilias Psyroukis, National Geographic Senior Graphic Editor Manuel Canales, and researcher Patricia “Patty” Healy.
  • Munazza Alam will also participate in an Explorer Classroom on September 30th at 10 am and 2 pm ET for a conversation about how other solar systems compare to our own.
  • Click here for more information about the September 2021 issue of National Geographic magazine.