Topic: Solar System


Essential Question: Are we alone?


Students will work in groups of three. Each group will focus on a specific planet and create a multimedia travel guide to that planet. The whole class will use Earth as a model planet.

Subtopics:
  • Size and mass
  • Composition and surface
  • Satellites
  • Orbit, rotation, distance from sun
  • Atmosphere
  • Identifying characteristics

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