Exploring Planets in the Classroom Hands-on Activities


  • Aug 22 2010 7:35 PM

    David Melton

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On this page from the Hawaii Space Grant Consortium, teachers can find hands-on activities related to space. The activities in this resource explore physical properties of planets such as the density of planetary matter, gravitational attraction, and orbital forces. This site is featured in the Science NetLinks lesson, Sizing Up the Solar System.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Functions, Algebra & Functions, Earth & Space Science, Calculus, Geometry, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Measurement & Geometry, Science, Addition & Subtraction, Mathematics

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