Big Idea: The Earth is a planet orbiting the Sun - one of many stars
in our galaxy, which is one of many galaxies in the Universe. More info...
Demonstration: simple models to show epicyclic and retrograde motion from an Earth centred view.
Children love to learn about the other planets. The Sun and the planets that orbit around it form the Solar System. The focus...
Much of the information about the planets in the solar system has been determined by observation. The planets Venus, Mars...
Students investigate how temperature changes with distance from a heat source and relate this to planetary temperatures.
Students use iron and sand to model the composition of the Earth and estimate what fraction of the Earth is occupied by its...
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