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Jupiter: The Largest Planet
Kids will love this video. Dramatic and informative, this clip describes the gas giant, Jupiter. They'll hear about Jupiter's moons, history, composition, and size in relation to Earth. It takes one thousand Earths to compose one Jupiter? That's big!
7 mins 3rd - 8th Science
A slide for each of the planets (including recently downgraded Pluto), the sun, our moon, four of Jupiter's moons, and the rings of Saturn make up this visually appealing PowerPoint. A few facts for each body in the solar system accompany mostly high-quality photographs.
3rd - 6th Science
Jupiter Explosion - A Comet's Tale
This extremely short clip poses a question your class could ponder for days. It was discovered that a comet hit Jupiter causing an explosion greater than all the Earth's nuclear weapons combined. So, if a comet hit Jupiter creating scares larger than our planet, what does that mean for us?
1 min 9th - 12th Science
The Discovery of Jupiter Radio Waves
Students identify questions and concepts that guide scientific investigations as well as recognize and analyze alternative explanations and models. After a brief discussion on Jupiter, students read and article on the discovery of Jupiter Radio Emissions and answer discussion questions.
8th - 10th Science
Young Bible students determine the defining characteristics of the planet Neptune, and make comparisons between Neptune and Uranus and Jupiter. They also explore how God displays his majesty in his creation of the solar system. They also articulate, in writing, the creation of the solar system by God.
Predicting the Configuration of the Satellites of Jupiter
Students plot the positions of the planet Jupiter while predicting what the configuration system looks like from Earth. In this configuration of satellites instructional activity, students photograph Jupiter and its moons to record the motions of the four satellites throughout the week.
3rd - 4th Science
Jupiter's Weather Forecast
Students read information about Jupiter and the planet's weather. In this Jupiter weather instructional activity, students read information about Jupiter's weather. Students study a chart about the weather on Earth and Jupiter. Students read a weather forecast for Jupiter.
4th - 5th Science
Religion in Rome
Delve into ancient Roman religion using this informational graphic organizer! Historical context begins with brief descriptions of the gods Mars, Jupiter, and Neptune. The images may lack authenticity here. They then read about how Romans worshipped, and an account of the relationship between the Romans and Christians.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Test Prep With TFK
In this test prep worksheet, students read four news stories. The topics include Jupiter, space museums, a gray whale, and the Washington Monument. After reading, students make inferences, recall facts, determine sequences, and draw conclusions about each story.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Organic Molecules Detected on Distant Planet!
Here is a planet worksheet in which learners read about organic molecules detected through spectral lines of the planet Osiris. They calculate the mass, the volume and the densities of common ingredients for planets including Osiris and Jupiter.
7th - 9th Science