Glow-in-the-Dark Solar System
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The solar system—on your ceiling!

The solar system—on your ceiling!

Item #5236  | Ages 6-11
$21.99
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Create a glowing planetarium right in your classroom.
  • Features proportional Sun and planets

  • Sun glows in the dark after exposure to light

  • Provides the perfect springboard for Earth and space science lessons, inquiry activities and class projects

  • Assembles easily for ceiling display with included hangers and 32' of clear plastic line

  • Includes 10 sturdy plastic pieces (Sun, 8 planets, dwarf planet Pluto) and up-to-date Activity Guide with solar system facts

  • Largest piece (Sun) measures 4" in diameter

  • Grades 1+
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The solar systemon your ceiling!
 
3.4

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lasting fun (4)
  • Easy to assemble (3)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Parent (7), Education oriented (3), Educator (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4), Yes (4)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    4.0

    From bedroom to planetarium

    By MeetPenny.com

    from Mobile, Alabama USA

    About Me Education Oriented, Educator, Parent

    Pros

    • Easy To Assemble
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Homeschool

      Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

      I was provided with this product in exchange for a review but opinions are my own.

      My children love this solar system and how it glows!

      The planets are made very well and I loved how we could hang them however we wanted (straight line, group, etc.). At first we were confused which planet was which since some look very similar, but the symbols on the bottom of each planet allowed us to match them to the paper diagram.

      I didn't expect the extra educational info on the planets, so that was a nice surprise.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Very durable & high quality

      By Homeschooling Mom

      from Mobile, AL

      About Me Educator, Parent

      Pros

      • Educational
      • Glows
      • High Quality
      • Lasting Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedroom
        • Home

        Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

        I put this in my son's bedroom. He loves that it glows in the dark! We've had a similar solar system in the past, but it was made of very flimsy plastic, barely glowed at all, and didn't come with any string or fishing line to hang it. This one came with all the supplies, was quick and easy to hang, plus it comes with a paper booklet about the planets.
        My only con is the planet Earth looks almost solid white instead of the green/blue expected. I attribute this to the cloud/atmosphere around Earth, plus they wanted to leave enough yellowish areas showing on each planet so they would glow. This is very minor in my opinion.
        I received this solar system in exchange for giving an honest review of the product.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Does not glow

        By Jill D

        from Boulder, CO

        About Me Education Oriented, Parent

        Pros

          Cons

          • Disappointing
          • Doesnt Glow In The Dark
          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

            Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

            Very sad 3.5 year old after realizing this glow in the dark solar system doesn't actually glow in the dark. He also pointed out that You have to tack or tape each planet to your ceiling. And my son pointed out that Saturn was made without rings. Poorly designed all around.

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            • Yes

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            5.0

            Great room accessory for a kids room!

            By Amberlee Cave

            from Colfax, CA

            About Me Education Oriented, Parent

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Assemble
            • Easy To Use
            • High Quality
            • Lasting Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home

              Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

              I received this Glow in the Dark Solar System to review from Educational insights. My daughters have a Solar System similar to this product in their school and almost everyday they would point it out to me and tell me they wanted one at home. They are both obsessed with the sky (my youngest is more obsessed) and this is the perfect thing for their room! Not only is it cool to look at, but we can talk about the different planets together which is a plus for me. They love that not only can they see it during the day, but they can also see it at night when the lights are out. I love having glow in the dark things in their room that are not the traditional glow in the dark stars. I like that they will know is around them and I love the tools that make it easy to share our world together. I love that this kit comes with everything you need to set it up too! It made it very easy to put together and looked great once put up. My girls love falling asleep looking at the planets.

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              • No

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              5.0

              My son loves this!

              By angie k

              from st louis mo

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Assemble
              • Easy To Use
              • Lasting Fun

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

                  This product was easy to use and the planets labeled by their astronomical signs. Ours did come with a guide with instructions on how to use it. It also came with cleat fishing wire to hang on the ceiling. We did have to purchase tacks so it would of been nice if they would include tacks in the box so it is a all ready to go activity. My son wanted over his bed and he was really excited when he turned off the light and went to bed and they were all glowing bright.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Cute for younger children.

                  By NashvilleMommy1

                  from Nashville, TN

                  About Me Parent

                  Pros

                  • Convenient Size
                  • Lasting Fun

                  Cons

                  • Does Not Glow Bright
                  • Hard To Recognize Planets

                  Best Uses

                  • Home

                  Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

                  I received the Geosafari Glow-In-The-Dark Solar System for free in order to give a honest review. All opinions are 100% my own. My 3 year old daughter loves this very much. I am going to hang it up inside of her bookshelf for her. I had a little trouble identifying the planets while setting it up. Luckily the planets have the symbols on the bottom and I matched them up by using the booklet for help. My daughter knows the names to all of her planets and so she really enjoys looking at it. My only real complaint is that it does not glow as well I was hoping, especially the sun. I charged it up with a bright flashlight and the sun only seems to glow for a brief moment. My daughter does not seem to mind at all. The planets are all very tiny, but I am not complaining about that because I like that it is very compact and looks great in a child's room. My daughter thinks it is fantastic, and if she does, so do I :)

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                  • Yes

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                  1.0

                  don't recommend

                  By Regina

                  from Phippsburg, ME

                  About Me Parent, Thrifty

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Somewhat Colorful

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy
                  • Poor Design
                  • Poor instructions
                  • Pricey For The Product
                  • Size No Accurate

                  Best Uses

                  • Age Of Child Is 4
                  • Home

                  Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

                  I cannot tell one planet from the other. Need to have a colored chart vice black and white.

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  The sun is NOT 8" in diameter, it's 4"

                  By Product researcher

                  from Racine, WI

                  About Me Educator, Parent

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about The solar systemon your ceiling!:

                        This product says the sun is 8" in diameter and it is not. It's 4" in diameter so HALF the size!!! The other planets are near the size of marbles and there is just clear string and metal loops on each planet to individually place on the celing. Our set didn't even come with the Solar System Guide :(

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                        • Yes

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