What's It Like On Mercury?

Take a video tour of the planet Mercury. An installment of a solar system series explores the characteristics of Mercury. The presenter compares the planet to Earth by examining similarities and differences.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Pair with additional videos in the series to create a complete solar system investigation
  • Have pupils choose a planet to research and present to the class
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires individual Internet access if assigning for independent viewing
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Incorporates real images to help explain characteristics of the planet
  • Highlights important statistical information
Cons
  • None