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PLANETS IN PROPORTION

Students discover scales for both the solar bodies' relative sizes and their distances from the sun. They find equatorial circumference and volumes of their solar bodies. Students apply estimation strategies and proportioanl reasoning to determine a scale comparing the planetary bodies to Earth.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
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