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Behind the Mission to Mercury
Students read an E-Sheet about the Mission to Mercury. They follow a variety of worksheets and on-line activities that follow the E-Sheet. They discuss several different scenarios regarding space exploration. They analyze one of the different instruments that was aboard the Messenger.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
Is There Ice on Mercury?
In this ice on Mercury worksheet, students read about the data collected from the NASA Messenger and the Arecibo Radio Telescope indicating the possibility of ice on Mercury. Students solve 6 problems including finding the scale of the image, determining the diameter of features in the diagrams, determining the total volume of ice predicted and determining the mass of the ice.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Transit of Mercury
In this transit of Mercury worksheet, students read about Earth and Mercury lining up so that Mercury passes across the disk of the sun from the Earth's view. Students solve 3 problems and they determine the diameter of the solar disk when Mercury crosses the sun, they determine the size of Mercury's appearance and they find the next time the transit of Earth and Mercury will occur.
8th - 10th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Visit the planet Mercury and learn about its orbit, place in the solar system, and difficult past. Closest to the sun and covered in craters, this planet has had it rough. You'll find out that Mercury is actually a dead planet but still has strange weather, extremely hot and extremely cold.
8 mins 5th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
What's "In" There: A Study of the Inner Planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
First graders identify and explore the four inner planets. In this planet science lesson, 1st graders watch a PowerPoint about the planets. Students read the book Our Solar System and discuss the inner planets. Students create a book with a page about each of the four inner planets.
1st Science 7 Views 34 Downloads
Mercury and Venus
Students learn about the characteristics of the planets Mercury and Venus. In this planets lesson, students learn about these planets and their differences from Earth. They also learn how the inventions of engineers have made it possible to learn about these planets.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
New Review Solar System Scale & Size
Use a variety of whole fruits to represent the different planets in the solar system to introduce scale sizes to your math or space science class. They follow suit by creating a non-scaled model of the solar system using specific-colored pony beads.
K - 8th Science 24 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Scale of Solar System
After the previous video in this series, class members should have a general grasp of the relatives sizes of the earth and sun. This video talks further about distances between the planets and gives a sense of their and other main bodies' positioning to scale.
13 mins 7th - 10th Science 8 Views 6 Downloads