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Part of the Discovering the Universe Curriculum Collection.
Students will use Google Earth and the Exploratorium calculator to create a model of the distances between the planets of our Solar System based on the scale shown along the Scales of the Universe in the Museum's Rose Center of Earth and Space.
Students will gain an understanding of the size and scale of our Solar System.
Computer(s) to use the following website and software:
Review and discuss the maps that the students have created. Ask:
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