There are eight planets in the solar system in two distinct groupings. The four inner terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars) are very small and relatively close together. The outer planets or gas giants (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune) are very large and far apart from each other. This activity presents a scale model that illustrates the vast differences in the sizes of the planets and their distances from the Sun.
Use a discrepant event to get students to think critically and use their inquiry skills to develop a step by step procudure and analysis to explain it. Communication, collaboration and cooperation... read more
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Students will be creating a water documentary on a water initiative the students develop. They are placed in small groups based on their common desire. They delve into the major water issues of the... read more