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The Milky Way (5th Grade)

The Milky Way (5th Grade)

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Author: Maritza Hernandez
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SC.5.E.5.1 Recognize that a galaxy consists of gas, dust, and many stars, including any objects orbiting the stars. Identify our home galaxy as the Milky Way.

Objective: Students will be able to describe the characteristics of our galaxy, the Milky Way and the location of our solar system within it.

After you are done watching all 3 videos and answering the quiz questions please submit your "Big Question" found in our Google Classroom Science tab.

Good luck if you have any questions, please ask! 

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