Planetary Mysteries

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A website all about planetary mysteries—it's a one-stop-shop for all things, stars, planets, and space travel. Scholars read an astronomy overview to discover the page's big ideas, then choose from the plethora of resources, including games, stories, hands-on activities, and videos.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Include the website during a unit on astronomy
  • Bookmark related resources then direct pupils to visit each one to discover one topic at a time
  • Flip your classroom, assign videos, interactive, or readings for homework in preparation for a hands-on activity 
Classroom Considerations
  • The duration reflects approximately how long it takes to complete one activity 
  • Read through hands-on activities to determine what materials are needed
  • Key terms are identified with asterisks—click the asterisks to find the definition
  • The webpage is easy to navigate
  • Provides a variety of topics and types resources
  • None