Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:22 PM
Solar System in the Hallway
I just recently did the activity described in the article in a solar system workshop. The activity was a fantastic way to demonstrate just how large the solar system is and the relative distance of the planets. Even as an adult, the activity put the size of the solar system into perspective for me. This article describes the activity perfectly. It is a great cooperative, hands-on, visual learning activity.
Wed Oct 24, 2012 12:16 PM
An excellent resource!
I thought his SciPack would be a fantastic way for me to brush up on my knowledge of the solar system. What I didn't expect was how much new material I would learn from one resource. The SciPack is structured in a way that you are taking in loads of information without being overwhelmed. I recommend doing the SciPack over the course of a few days and NOT all in one sitting, however. It is quite a long resource, especially if you are reading everything and doing all the activities throughout.
The resources in this collection are intended to give a comprehensive look at our universe.
Type: User uploaded resource
Science 101: How do we know the universe is expanding, and what exactly does that mean?
Type: Journal Article