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Solar System Weight Chart
In this calculating relative weight activity, students read a chart showing the nine planets and their relative gravities, and multiply their body weights times the relative gravity of each planet. Students solve 9 problems.
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The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy lesson. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles, explore...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Zipping Through Our Solar System and Beyond
Launch your class on an exploration of the solar system. Learners construct solar system models to scale and get a better understanding of our place in the vast void of space. This is a great way for them to cement their understanding of...
6th - 8th Science