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Asteroids!

Students explore how to visually identify asteroids in SDSS images. They are able to explain that stars are so far away that they do not appear to move, even over the course of a human lifespan. Students identify the location of most asteroids as between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Space Science & Astronomy
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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