External Resource: New Horizons: Orbit and Spin

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This is a whole-body activity that explores the relative sizes, distances, orbit, and spin of the Sun, Earth, and Moon. Learners/students will be able to compare the relative sizes of the Earth, Moon, and Sun; contrast the distance between the Earth and Moon to the distance between the Earth and Sun; differentiate between the motions of orbit and spin; and demonstrate the spins of the Earth and the Moon, as well as the orbits of the Earth around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth. Topics include: rotation, orbits, Sun, Earth, Moon, and comparing and contrasting.

Grades
  • Elementary
  • Middle

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  • on Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:07 PM

This is interesting

Christina Torango
Christina Torango


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