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ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?

ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
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How Big is Space?
Appropriate for grades 6-8 & Homeschool


PURPOSE:
This activity utilizes the following website:
http://www.bbc.com/future/bespoke/20140304-how-big-is-space-interactive/index.html and will require students to understand percents, speed and deciphering word problems while comparing distances and planet sizes. Enjoy!

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
This product contains:
     ☆2 pages of mathematical word problems containing information from the website
UPDATE (Feb 2016):
     ☆Answer Key New included!

STORY:
As soon as I found this amazing website, I made up an activity for students to work through in partners. Partner up your students and have them scroll through the solar system. They will have a blast finding out how far away things in our solar system really are.

POSSIBLE EXTENSIONS:
Liked this activity? See what other fun things are in store in my Astronomy Unit Plan

MATERIALS/PRE-REQS:
Besides this file, you may require:
     ☆iPads or Computers with internet access

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2 hours

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ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?
ACTIVITY - How Big is Space?