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The Scale Solar System activity can also be found within the Sky Science - Let's Do Science Bundle. If you are interested in purchasing this activity and more, you can check out the Sky Science bundle here.
In Scale Solar System inquiry activity, which is ideal for grades 5-7, students will learn about the solar system by studying the eight planets. Through this activity, students will create a detailed and scaled model of their assigned planet and replicate the way which the planets orbit the sun. This class uses teamwork and collaboration within the class to complete the activity.
By the end of the activity students should be able to:
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