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Learning Exercise: Solar System Virtual Walk

Title:
Solar System Virtual Walk
Material:
Description:
Virtual walk to see the distances between planets and allows you to click on the planet for additional information.

Info

Submitted by:
Kendia Herrington
Date Last Modified:
June 30, 2006

Exercise

1. Click the virtual solar system walk.
2. List the order of the planets starting with what is next to beyond.
3. Click 4 planets. List the god, symbol, size to scale, missions to planet,
period of rotation, and 2 features.
4. What amazed you the most about the walk?

Categories

Audience

  • High School
  • Middle School

Topics

Astronomy: 8.4.b & e

Requirements

Computer scrolling and clicking

Learning Objectives

Learn the relative distances in our solar system

Type of Task

  • Student-centered
  • Team

Technical Notes

Students must have access to a computer