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Solar System

Solar System

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Author: Chris Robertson
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The Solar System. Order of Planet's orbiting around the sun and their distances.

Learning objective: Students will be able to describe the order of planets around the sun in a short essay.

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Tutorial

INSTRUCTIONS FOR TUTORIAL

1. Watch videos and explore web sites.

2. Answer quiz.

3. Write a paragraph fulfilling rubric explanation.

4. Save URL for study for test.

Song to help remember the planets and their order.

Source: H. (2015). Planets Song for Kids / Solar System Song. Retrieved April 07, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQrlgH97v94

Bill Nye explains distances between planets.

Source: G. (2008). Bill Nye Demonstrates Distance Between Planets. Retrieved April 07, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97Ob0xR0Ut8

Click this link for activities to explore the Solar System provided by NASA in a new window.

Source: Solar System 101. (n.d.). Retrieved April 7, 2016, from http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/

Fun facts about the solar system. Click this link to open a new window.

Source: Solar System Facts - Interesting Facts about the Solar System. (n.d.). Retrieved April 07, 2016, from http://space-facts.com/solar-system/

Assessment

In a paragraph describe the order of the planets orbiting around the sun.

Extra Credit: Describe other parts of the Solar System in another paragraph.

Extra, Extra Credit: Describe how far apart the planets are.

Rescources

G. (2008). Bill Nye Demonstrates Distance Between Planets. Retrieved April 07, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97Ob0xR0Ut8

H. (2015). Planets Song for Kids / Solar System Song. Retrieved April 07, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQrlgH97v94

Solar System 101. (n.d.). Retrieved April 7, 2016, from http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/

Solar System Facts - Interesting Facts about the Solar System. (n.d.). Retrieved April 07, 2016, from http://space-facts.com/solar-system/

Solar system simulation makes sweet planetary music. (n.d.). Retrieved April 07, 2016, from http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/13/solar-system-simulation-music/