Learning Exercise

Solar System Virtual Walk

Virtual walk to see the distances between planets and allows you to click on the planet for additional information.

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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?

Technical Notes

Students must have access to a computer


Computer scrolling and clicking


Astronomy: 8.4.b & e

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Learn the relative distances in our solar system