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This site from the Exploratorium provides directions to make a scale model of the Solar System and gain a sense of the relative sizes of the sun and planets. The user chooses the diameter of the sun, and the site calculates the diameters of the planets and their distances. Also, links to many solar-system-related sites are provided.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,scale,Middle School,NSDL,Solar System,planet,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,model,Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055621026T

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    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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