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Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System

Honey, I Shrunk the Solar System

Activities that will help students become familiar with the relative sizes and distances of the planets in our solar system.


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Marina Rudduck
Marina Rudduck (Student)
12 years ago
I really liked the different activities offered in connection with the Voyager probe. Having the students physically be the solar system to judge the scaled down distance between the planets is a great way to get students involved in science.
Stephanie Reiter
Stephanie Reiter (Student)
14 years ago
I can see myself using this in my future classroom. This site is very helpful and informative for teaching lessons about the solar systems. Students will enjoy this site because it's full of visuals and fun facts about outer space and the voyager missions. It will get them interested in science, and may spark an interest in space exploration among some students.
Time spent reviewing site: 10-15 minutes
Dr. Troy Tenhet
Dr. Troy Tenhet (Faculty)
14 years ago
I've seen this poster. Scroll down the pdf. in order to find the lesson that you are looking for.
Used in course? Yes