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Other

Description:

This interactive feature lets students compare the sizes of the planets in our solar system. Users can select two solar system bodies (planets, Sun, Earth's moon) and view side-by-side images at the same scale, along with their diameters in kilometers or miles, and a ratio. Science NetLinks is part of MarcoPolo, a partnership between the Verizon Foundation and eight premier educational organizations. The MarcoPolo partnership provides free, Internet-based content across academic disciplines. Science NetLinks is managed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and its role is to provide a wealth of standards-based resources for K-12 science educators, including lesson plans, interactives and reviewed Internet resources.

Subjects:

  • Science > Astronomy
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201135142283T,High School,Early Elementary,Science -- Space sciences,General Public,Elementary School,Space Science,Science -- Instructional issues,Science -- Astronomy,Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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