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#### Pocket Solar System

Motivate your class with this lesson. Learners explore the solar system and practice working with fractions using this resource. They construct scale models of our solar system, and use fractions to correctly configure the solar system...

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#### The Ellipse

This is a practical sheet with the instructions to draw a set of ellipses. After following the diagrams, there are ten questions to complete, with calculations expected for alternate orbits and comparisons related to actual planets in...

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#### Our Solar System

Learn a new software system and review perviously learned knowledge about the solar system at the same time. The focus of this lesson is learning how to create, modify and save an Excel spreadsheet. However, in this lesson plan, young...

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#### Electron Arrangement Worksheet

In this electron learning exercise students complete an orbital diagram and electron configuration using a set of chemicals on the periodic table.

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#### Quantum Numbers and Electron Configuration Worksheet

For this electron worksheet students find values for the given letters including their subshells and in which orbital it occurs.

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#### A Matter of Timing

In this orbital period worksheet, students solve 2 problems about satellites and their orbits. They determine how many days it takes for two satellites to be in "opposition", they find the least common factor between their orbit periods...

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#### Drawing Ellipses Lab

In this ellipse activity, students learn the difference between an orbit and an ellipse. They draw ellipses and calculate the distance between foci, they calculate the length of the major axis and they determine the eccentricity. They...

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#### Phases of the Moon

In this moon phases activity, learners learn about the different phases that the moon goes through. They then use the information the learned to answer the 9 questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.

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#### Charting the Phases of the Moon

Seventh graders keep a detailed moon journal that charts the phases of the moon's cycle and describes the reasons why the moon's appearance changes.

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#### Orbiting Satellites

Eleventh graders explore the concept of orbits. In this Algebra II lesson plan, 11th graders investigate Earth-orbiting satellites as they use algebraic thinking to calculate altitude and velocity.

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#### TE Activity: A Roundabout Way to Mars

Students investigate Hohmann orbit transfers using cardboard and string while focusing on the orbits of Earth and Mars. They look at the planets orbits around the sun and transfer orbit form one planet to another to determine what a...

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#### Satellite Tracker

Learners track the International Space Station using satellite tracking software on the Internet. They predict the movement of the station, graph its motion, and design a 3-D display showing its path.

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#### Let's Think About Day and Night

Students explore day and night and the relationships between the Earth, the sun and the moon. They discuss the ways in which the sun and moon help us. They watch a short video that helps illustrate these concepts.

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#### Comets and Meteors

Young scholars construct a model of a comet nucleus using dry ice. They add other materials and describe the features. They complete related exercises on an Internet Web site.

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#### Day and Night

Third graders view a classroom simulation that demonstrates how the Earth's rotation creates day and night.

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#### The Exotic Vacation

Students explain the concepts and vocabulary of Earth's rotation. They plan imaginary vacations based on the seasons in different locations. This is a very creative lesson plan, which students enjoy.

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#### Cosmic Collisions and Risk Assessment

In groups, students create their own scientific impact experiments using ordinary materials, and observe and measure results with a variety of impacting bodies and velocities.

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#### How Can a Spacecraft Always Face the Sun?

Middle schoolers determine the correct orbital path for a satellite that collects data about the sun so that its view of the sun never be obstructed by the Earth.

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#### Kepler's Third Law

Students use Kepler's third law to derive the velocity in a circular orbit of any radius, and identify the Earth escape velocity.

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#### Bouncing Sunlight

Third graders use flashlights and balls to demonstrate how the light bounces off of the sun and reflects onto the moon. They record their observations in a journal.