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Modeling the Solar System

Learners construct a scale model of the solar system in a long hallway or playing field. They discuss the fact that most of the solar system is empty space, and that outer planets are much farther apart than inner planets. They also talk about how long it takes to travel through the solar system.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Included Materials
  • Project
  • Worksheet

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