Nine Around the Sun
Have you wondered about the planets in our solar system? Using this lesson plan as a guide, students explore and record the characteristics of the nine planets. Students learn about gravitation as it applies to orbits.Not Your Average Planet
Using information about the planets and our solar system, students explore median, mode, mean, and range. Calculators assist students in finding the range and mean.Taking Outer Space to Cyber Space
Students experience the joy of sharing their knowledge of the planets in our solar system by completing an expository writing and then publishing their writing on an Internet Web page. The Beacon Web authoring tool, SiteMaker will be used.
Using data from our solar system, students explore median, mode, mean, and range. Students learn to use an on-line calculator to determine the mean and range.Jupiter Is Average