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Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"

Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "The Outer Planets"
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This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 8 - The Universe and Practices of Science.
8A. the teacher understands the properties and dynamic nature of the solar system.
8D. observes, describes, and explains the relative and apparent motions of objects in the sky.
8G. demonstrates the ability to use instruments or to explain functions of the technologies and tools used in the study of the space sciences."

Third PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "The Solar System." This lesson describes the physical characteristics of the outer planets of our solar system and discusses why Pluto is not currently considered to be a major planet. A separate student note guide is available for this lesson as well.

PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit XIII Planet The Solar System" zip file folder.

Terms/concepts in this lesson include:

solar system
gas giants
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Voyager
Galileo
Great Red Spot
Io
Europa
Ganymede
Callisto
natural satellites
moons
oceans
Saturn's rings
Titan
methane lakes
Huygens probe
Cassini
Uranus' rings
Uranus' tilt
Great Dark Spot
Triton
cryo volcanoes
Pluto
dwarf planets
major planets

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.





Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
40 minutes
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