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What Knocked Over Uranus? And Two Other Mysteries
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
It's no secret that most of the galaxy is a mystery. Data suggests that the known exoplanets may be most similar to our own neighborhood planet Uranus. Unfortunately, scientists know little about Uranus. The video lesson presenter in the...
The Mysterious Origins of Our Galaxy's Fastest Stars
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many phenomena in space are yet beyond scientific explanation. An episode of a video series on the solar system discusses two recent topics of interest: Uranus' magnetic field and hypervelocity stars. The presenter explains what we know...
Why Is Neptune so Blue? and 3 Other Mysteries an Orbiter Could Solve
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNeptune appears as a beautiful blue color, but why? Some scientists suggested the methane in the atmosphere gives it that color, but Uranus contains more methane than Neptune. The mystery, along with three others, requires an orbiter to...
Space, The Funky Frontier Internet Research Worksheet
4th - 5th
For this solar system worksheet, students explore a web site called The Nine Planets, to refresh their knowledge of the solar system, and to research new facts about Uranus. They answer three questions about Uranus, write an essay about...