Early Solar System Reading Activity

Early Solar System Reading Activity
Early Solar System Reading Activity
Early Solar System Reading Activity
Early Solar System Reading Activity
Early Solar System Reading Activity
Early Solar System Reading Activity
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The worksheet is based on a recent news article about the violent formation of the early solar system. New computer models are discussed that predicts why and how the planets - especially Jupiter and Saturn - have migrated and are currently positioned. The article also discusses how this migration affected the inner planets as well.
Worksheet includes an answer key and a copy of the article.

Terms and ideas that are covered in this activity include:

solar system
early solar system formation
computer models
planetary interactions
terrestrial planets
gas giant planets
planetary collisions
hot Jupiters
accretion disk
Kepler spacecraft
Mercury
Sun
Mercury's orbit
Nice model
Late Heavy Bombardment
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Asteroid Belt
Kuiper Belt
Pluto
Grand Tack model
Planet Nine

astronomydad

Early Solar System Reading Activity by astronomydad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Total Pages
8 pages
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Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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