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Solar System Lab
In this solar system learning exercise, 8th graders make a scale model of the solar system, answer 5 questions and write a conclusion.
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The Physics of the Planets: How 16th and 17th Century Physicist Helped Us Understand Our Solar System
Eighth graders draw the paths of the planets in the solar system. In this astronomy activity, 8th graders calculate speed of objects using distance and time information. They research about the work of scientists in the 16th and 17th...