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This NASA site lays out the controversy about whether or not Pluto should be classified as a planet. The text describes Pluto's properties--showing how it doesn't fit in--and also presents the recent discovery of many similar Kuiper Belt objects. Supporting the text are links and interesting images.

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    Education Levels:

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

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    Informal Education,Middle School,NSDL,Solar System,Pluto,planet,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,comet,Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055716729T,Kuiper Belt

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    English

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