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E. Earth and Space: 1. The student understands the interaction and organization in the Solar System and the universe and how this affects life on Earth..: 6-8: The student...

SC.E.1.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

understands the vast size of our Solar System and the relationship of the planets and their satellites.


Science Education Gateway
http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/SegwayEd/sol_sys_list.html

Lesson plans pertaining to the solar system


Nine Planets
http://www.phy.ncku.edu.tw/~astrolab/mirrors/nineplanets/intro.html

A tour through space including the planets, their moons, comets. Text and pictures.


Activity: Outer Spacing

Nine Planets
http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/nineplanets.html

Overview of history, mythology and current scientific information on each planet. A multimedia tour of our solar system.


SC.E.1.3.2 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that available data from various satellite probes show the similarities and differences among planets and their moons in the Solar System.


Mars Path Images
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary

How, when,and where the pictures were taken on Mars by Surveyor. Color pictures of Mars from Nasa.


Star Journey @ National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/stars/

Get a closeup view of how the Hubble Space telescope works.


SC.E.1.3.3 Add Website - Add Activity

understands that our Sun is one of many stars in our galaxy.


Space Science Education - SSDOO
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov

This site offers knowledge and discoveries about the Sun, the solar system, the galaxy, and the universe. Very useful to enhance science, mathematics, and technologyeducation.


Virtual Tour of the Sun
http://www.astro.uva.nl/demo/od95/

Excellent images and movies of the layers of the sun along with easy to read explanations of the processes that occur within the sun make this site a wonderful resource.


Activity: OUR HOME GALAXY

SC.E.1.3.4 Add Website - Add Activity

knows that stars appear to be made of similar chemical elements, although they differ in age, size, temperature, and distance.


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