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Exploring the Solar System Dataset
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Exploring the Solar System Dataset

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Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Activity, Handout, Lesson Plan
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Students use spreadsheet to tease out relationship between distance from sun and revolution speed. They use data to predict speed and/or distance for Ceres, the new dwarf planet between Mars and Jupiter. Designed to engage students with real-world data relevant to content taught in middle school and high school science courses, and to foster an understanding of ways in which they might gather organize, analyze and interpret the data in order to draw scientifically valid inferences, interpretations and conclusions
• Uses a spreadsheet program (or file).

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SolarSystemTeacher.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
235.08 KB

SolarSystemStudent.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
211.72 KB

SolarSystemStudent.doc

Handout, Worksheet
February 10, 2020
299.5 KB

PlanetDataSheet.xls

Activity
February 13, 2020
15.5 KB

SolarSystemTeacher.doc

February 10, 2020
315.5 KB
Good lesson and corrisponding activities
cbclt911
May 04, 2014
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