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This activity is about the study of planetary samples. Learners will use samples of crustal material to sort, classify, and make observations about an unknown planet. From their observations, students will interpret the geologic history of their mystery planet and make inferences about past life or the potential for life on the "Mystery" planet. The lesson models scientific inquiry using the 5E instructional model and includes teacher notes and vocabulary.

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    • Grade 1
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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Space Science,The nature of science:The scientific process,Middle School,NSDL,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planets,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planetary geology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123929414T,History/Policy/Law,Elementary School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Geology,Mars Exploration Program,Earth and space science:Solar system:Comparative planetology,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planetary science,Geoscience,History of science

    Language:

    English

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