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Earth/Space Lesson IV PowerPoint "Other Objects in the Solar System"

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Common Core Standards
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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."

Fourth PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "The Solar System." This lesson describes the physical characteristics of objects in the solar system that are not major planets. 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
comets
Comet McNaught
Halley's Comet
Oort cloud
nucleus
coma
tail
meteor showers
Geminids
meteor
meteoroid
meteorite
asteroid
Barringer crater
Ceres
NEAR spacecraft
Apophis

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19
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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Earth/Space Lesson IV PowerPoint "Other Objects in the Sol
Earth/Space Lesson IV PowerPoint "Other Objects in the Sol
Earth/Space Lesson IV PowerPoint "Other Objects in the Sol
Earth/Space Lesson IV PowerPoint "Other Objects in the Sol