Studying space? This PowerPoint is an excellent resource for students learning planetary positions. Topics covered in this PPT include unit measures of distance in space, inner and outer planets, orbit patterns, and planet order.
16 Content Slides include:
-Vocabulary (astronomical units, kilometers, light years, asteroid belt)
-Description of inner and outer planets
-Planet order with mnemonic device
-Individual planet slides with planet position relative to sun, planet distance, and orbit time.
-4 Reflection slides provide formative assessment throughout the presentation
-Bar graph of planet distances in astronomical units.
S4E2. Students will model the position and motion of the earth in the solar system and will explain the role of relative position and motion in determining sequence of the phases of the moon.
d. Demonstrate the relative size and order from the sun of the planets in the solar system.
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