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In this activity, students will discover how mass is distributed in the solar system and a galaxy by using kitty litter. Students compare the distribution of mass in a solar system to the distribution of mass in a galaxy. This is Activity 6a in the "Hiddne Lives of Galaxies" information and activity booklet. It is designed for use with "The Hidden Lives of Galaxies" poster. The activity includes a student worksheet and background information for the teacher.

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    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124107175T,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Physical sciences:Structure and properties of matter,Earth and space science:Astronomy,High School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astrophysics,Physics,Space Science

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