Reflection: Real World Applications Creating to Scale Planet 2D Models - Section 6: Presentations

 

Big Teaching Tip!!

This is about the fifth time I've taught this lesson and it always ends up that the students tangle the strings when the outer planets spread out. 

I think I've figured out a solution!  Measure a little and then roll that part on a toilet paper tube, then measure some more and roll.  Remember Pluto is 39 meters away.  (Okay one of my students figured this out after they tried to re-cut all of the strings for the outer planets and tangled them again. Thank you Jon Paul for your perseverance and effort!)

  Teaching Tip - Strings
  Real World Applications: Teaching Tip - Strings
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Creating to Scale Planet 2D Models

Unit 4: Measurement
Lesson 2 of 3

Objective: The students will be able to convert between centimeter and meter measurements, draw the circumference of Earth using a to scale radius and measure, to scale, distance from the sun in meters.

Big Idea: Student astronauts explore science and math that is out of this world!

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