Examines the eight planets of our solar system and their orbits and rotation.
Examines the eight planets of our solar system, their orbits, and rotation.
In this video, Jon Nguyen demos NASA JPL's "Eyes on the Solar System", a free software that allows users to explore the planets, moons, asteroids, and spacecraft that rotate around our sun in real-time.
Discover the scale and structure of the solar system and why we explore it.
Provides a general overview of the solar system.
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Reviews the planets of the solar system and their sizes and orbits.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Planets of the Solar System.
To use a memory aid to help students remember ordered events or sequences using Mnemonics.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students explore the evolving understanding of science through the dwarf planet Pluto.
Using the Canadian high school students' Lego Man experiment as a case study, students explore weather balloons,observe the grand size of the layers of the atmosphere and space, and are challenged to construct their own scale model depicting the distances between these landmarks.
Students will determine the optimal conditions for a colorful sunset and the effect smog or other atmospheric changes can have on the color produced.
The Voyager 1 spacecraft has left the solar system, the first human-made object to do so.
Illustrated mind map for Planets of the Solar System.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Planets of the Solar System. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
Watch planets and other objects in the solar system move in real-time. You can also rewind back up to 1950 and forward to 2050 to see how they will move in the future. (Watch the introductory video if you need help.)
A scale model of the solar system showing the size of and distance between planets.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Planets of the Solar System.