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Bringing the Solar System Down to Earth

Students develop a scaled down model of the solar system. In small groups, they calculate the scaled-down diameters of the planets and the sun, the scaled-down distance of the planets from the sun, complete two charts, and create a model of the sun and planets using their data.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Life Science
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