The Transit of Mercury

In this transit of Mercury instructional activity, students read about Earth and Mercury lining up so that Mercury passes across the disk of the sun from the Earth's view. Students solve 3 problems and they determine the diameter of the solar disk when Mercury crosses the sun, they determine the size of Mercury's appearance and they find the next time the transit of Earth and Mercury will occur.

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