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New Review Solar System Model Project
Challenge young astronomers to demonstrate their knowledge of the solar system with this fun open-ended science project. Provided with a short list of requirements, students are given the freedom to use their creativity and whatever materials they desire to create physical representations of our solar system.
6 mins 3rd - 6th Science 17 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fractions in Space
In this fractions in space worksheet, students solve 4 problems where they find ratios of orbit periods of satellites, they find the ratio of Neptune's and Pluto's periods, they determine the location of the planets after 5 opposition periods and they determine how far the center of mass of a small planet is from a larger planet.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Astronomy and Me: Moons Over New Haven
Third graders study the features of different moons orbiting the planets. In this astronomy lesson, 3rd graders explore the different phases of the moon using an interactive online website. They compare and contrast the features of the Earth's moon and that of the Jupiter and Saturn.
3rd Science 14 Views 20 Downloads
Asteroids Between Mars and the Sun
In this asteroids of the solar system activity, students observe a diagram showing all the minor planets found in the orbit of Mars. Students answer 4 questions about the minor planets inside the orbit of other planets, they find the scale of the given diagram, and they determine the number of asteroids that crossed the Earth's orbit on a given data.
8th - 10th Math 12 Views 54 Downloads
Chandra Explores Angular Size
For this angular size worksheet, students read about how astronomers determine the size of objects in the sky by using their angular size. Students are given equations that allow scientists to convert the angular size into kilometers. Students solve four problems using these equations to determine the diameter and distances to objects in the sky.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Making Models of the Solar System
Students discover our Solar System by creating miniature models. In this space science lesson, students utilize a clothesline, construction paper and clothespins to recreate the solar system within their classroom. Students create a drawing of the Solar System they can bring home and study.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 41 Downloads
Modeling Hot and Cold Planets
Students, in teams, design and construct models of two planets, one hot and the other cold, using a variety of materials. They attempt to create the models out of substances that will actually show the greatest temperature differences by either reflecting or absorbing heat from a light source.
7th - 12th Science 7 Views 54 Downloads
Reaching the Planets
Eighth graders create TV commercials about the planets. In this lesson on the planets in our solar system, 8th graders study characteristics of the planets in our local system as well as how TV commercials are made. Students will choose one planet and create a TV commercial about that planet using cameras and computers.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 28 Downloads